Here you will find the information you need to take care of your vision for life.
- The Eye & How We See
- Taking Care of Your Sight
- Protect Your Eyes from the Sun
- Prevent Eye Injuries
- Common Eye Myths
EYE PROBLEMS IN ADULTS
Use the links below for comprehensive information about the risks, causes, symptoms, and treatments of each condition listed.
- Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
- Diabetes and Your Eyes
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eye
- Refractive Error (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism)
- Retinal Tears and Detachments
- Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion
- Low Vision (for anyone in the intermediate to late stage of vision loss)
EYE PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN
- Children’s Vision
- Protecting Children’s Sight
- Children’s Vision & Electronic Devices
- Children’s Eye Health & Safety
EYE PROBLEMS IN WOMEN
Visit this page for comprehensive information about identifying and treating women’s eye problems.
Vision Learning Center
Offers the following free online courses:
- Live Right, Save Sight: Facts About Diabetes and Your Eyes
- Healthy Eyes Education Series
- Diabetic Eye Disease Educator Course for healthcare professionals
Focus on Eye Health National Summit
Prevent Blindness hosts an annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit, featuring a variety of presentations about efforts and advances that are expected to significantly change how we think about and deliver eye care into the future.
Vision Problems in the US
Interactive map shows estimated number of vision problems in each state
Public Health Documents
These reports provide information about the state of eye and vision health in the United States and identify national, state and local challenges and opportunities for public health approaches to vision care.
The Future of Vision
Forecasts of the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems
Eye CAN Action Center
We advocate. We work with government officials at the state, local and national levels – building grassroots advocacy movements and institutional partnerships that will improve our nation’s public health policies.