June Vision Health Awareness

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Week 1

The eye is a complex structure that sends nerve impulses to the brain when stimulated by light rays reflected from an object.

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Week 2

It’s easy to take tears for granted — until they stop doing their job. Tears do a lot of work to keep eyes healthy.

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Week 3

Vitamin D is made in the skin when it’s exposed to sunlight. Sun exposure offers some benefits and some risks. Obviously, there is the risk of sunburn but did you realize that sunlight is a contributor to cataracts?

Week 4

A cataract is an opacification (cloudiness) of the eye’s normally clear crystalline lens. It is the leading cause of blindness worldwide; however it is preventable.