Keep an Eye on Your Vision Health – CDC Vision Health Initiative (VHI)

Going to the doctor, going to the dentist—all part of taking care of your health. But going to the eye doctor? Also important! Eye exams at every age and life stage can help keep your vision strong.

Mercury Poisoning From Unregulated Beauty Products May Cause Vision Loss, FDA Warns

High amounts of mercury can cause various health complications, including damage to the eye. While the average person is not likely to get mercury poisoning, unregulated cosmetics sometimes contain the toxin. Without clear labeling, it can be difficult to tell which products are actually safe.

Digital Devices and Your Eyes

While using devices will not damage your eyes permanently, staring at them for a long time can cause temporary discomfort.

Healthy Aging Includes Healthy Vision – CDC Vision Health Initiative (VHI)

US adults aged 40 and older are at greatest risk for eye diseases. About 6.5 million in that age group have vision impairment, including nearly 1 million who are blind. This number is expected to double in the coming years as the US population ages.

Keep an Eye on Your Child’s Vision – CDC Vision Health Initiative (VHI)

Your child’s vision helps them take in the world around them. But it also plays an important role in their development. If your child has an uncorrected vision problem, it may affect their ability to learn and reach their highest potential. Having a routine eye exam is important to keep their eyes healthy.