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Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month Prevent Blindness has declared June to be Cataract Awareness Month, and the purpose is to educate the public on cataracts, which is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. In honor of Cataract Awareness Month, we will...

Simple Tips on How to Maintain your Healthy Eyes and Vision

Simple Tips on How to Maintain your Healthy Eyes and Vision

May is a beautiful time of year! After living through a long Chicago winter, we’re all glad to see the longer days and better weather May has to offer. May is special for another reason, too, because the National Eye Institute had designated this month to be Healthy...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults ages 20 – 74?   Diabetes refers to a group of diseases that affect how the body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar. Glucose is vital to your health because it's an important source of...

How Common is Glaucoma?

How Common is Glaucoma?

The prevalence of glaucoma in the United States and across the world is on the rise. Learn more about just how common glaucoma is and your risk of getting it.