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Educational Resources and Materials

Use these resources to raise awareness about glaucoma in your community. Find additional ideas on how to use them here.


Glaucoma Toolkit

Keep Vision in Your Future: Glaucoma Toolkit

This Toolkit is designed to help you increase awareness about glaucoma by conducting educational sessions in your community. It includes a PowerPoint presentation, speaker''s guide, participant handouts and more.

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Glaucoma Infographic

Glaucoma Infographic

Add this graphic to an article, story, newsletter, or website to provide at-a- glance information on glaucoma, how many people have it, the lack of symptoms, who's at higher risk, and what can be done to help prevent vision loss.


Glaucoma Infographic in English
Glaucoma Infographic in Spanish


Faith-Based Bulletin

Faith-Based Institution Bulletin Copy

Weekly bulletins are a great place to share health information. Pick and choose from any of these messages and add to bulletins so others can find more information about glaucoma.

General glaucoma messages PDF*
Information for African Americans PDF*
Information for Hispanics/Latinos PDF*


Glaucoma Vodcast

Watch this vodcast and link to it from your website so others can learn about:

  • How glaucoma affects the eyes
  • Who is at greater risk of developing glaucoma
  • Treatment options
  • Where to find more information


Glaucoma Animation

Use this glaucoma animation in presentations or on websites to show how a build up of fluid in the eye can cause eye pressure leading to open-angle glaucoma.


Listen to a Podcast

Glaucoma Podcasts: Interviews with Patients and Eye Care Providers

Listen to these interviews with people with glaucoma and eye care providers and learn more about who is at risk, symptoms, early detection and treatment.


Don't Lose Sight of Glaucoma

Don't Lose Sight of Glaucoma

Publication about the risk of getting open-angle glaucoma. Encourages regular eye exams through dilated pupils. (5 pages).

Order Don't Lose Sight of Glaucoma
English | Spanish


Glaucoma: What you should know

Glaucoma: What you should know

Booklet for people with glaucoma and their families and friends. It provides information about open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma. This booklet answers questions about the cause and symptoms of the disease and discusses diagnosis and types of treatment. (23 pages) Preview PDF*.
Also available in Spanish: El Glaucoma: Lo que usted debe saber.

Order Glaucoma: What you should know
English | Spanish


Glaucoma Eye-Q Test

Glaucoma Eye-Q Test

Take this Eye-Q test - See how much you know about glaucoma. This 10-question true-false quiz can help people at higher risk for glaucoma learn more about the disease and protect their vision. Also available in Spanish: Prueba para ver cuánto sabe sobre el glaucoma.

Order the Glaucoma Eye-Q Test
English | Spanish


Medicare Benefits Card: Glaucoma & Diabetic Eye Disease

Medicare Benefits Card: Glaucoma & Diabetic Eye Disease

This promotional card was developed by the National Eye Institute with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to promote the glaucoma and diabetic eye disease benefits under Medicare. These colorful, two-sided cards include information about benefit eligibility and where to find more information. They can be distributed at health fairs, clinics, meal sites, senior centers, and other community locations.
Also available in Spanish: Tarjeta sobre los beneficios de Medicare: El Glaucoma y la Enfermedad Diabética del Ojo.

Order the Medicare Benefits Card (Packs of 50)
English | Spanish


Glaucoma Postcards and E-Cards

Glaucoma E-Cards

Send an E-card to friends and loved ones! Choose from a variety of designs in English or Spanish and inform people about the importance of getting a comprehensive dilated eye exam to reduce their risk of vision loss from glaucoma.

Send an English E-card | Send an Spanish E-card


Glaucoma Education Webpage

Glaucoma Education Webpage

Provides a consumer-friendly forum where people can learn important information about early detection, treatment, and follow-up care for glaucoma, as well as order educational materials. Also available in Spanish.

Glaucoma Education Webpage
English | Spanish


PSA samples

Print Public Service Announcements

Print these English or Spanish announcements in your circulars and post them throughout your store to encourage customers at higher risk for glaucoma to get a comprehensive dilated eye exam.

Print Public Service Announcements
English | Spanish


Glaucoma Awareness Month Materials

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Use these resources during the observance to bring attention to glaucoma and remind those at higherst risk about the importance of comprehensive dilated eye exams for early detection.
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