January is Glaucoma Awareness Month
Use the resources below to promote Glaucoma Awareness Month and encourage people to learn more about the disease and how they can protect their vision.
Glaucoma Drop-in Articles
Some populations are at higher risk for glaucoma. Place these articles in magazines, newspapers or websites to help spread the word.
Social Media Messages
Post messages on your Facebook and Twitter pages for your followers to see and share, or send a few to your organization's blog or an influencer blogger. Some sample messages are below. Find more posts about glaucoma you can use year-round here.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Get the facts about glaucoma and schedule a dilated eye exam if you're at higher risk. Learn more at Glaucoma.
While anyone can get glaucoma, people at higher risk include African Americans age 40 and older, people over age 60, especially Mexican Americans, and those with a family history of glaucoma. People at higher risk should have a comprehensive dilated eye exam every one to two years. Visit Glaucoma to learn more.
Celebrate Glaucoma Awareness Month this January by helping educate others about this disease that has no early warnings signs. Find resources to increase awareness at Glaucoma Outreach Opportunities: Community Activities.
Email Signature Lines
Copy and paste this banner into your email signature.
For email systems that do not allow pictures to be added, a plain text version is below. Simply copy and paste.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Keep Vision in Your Future.
Learn more about glaucoma. Visit http://www.nei.nih.gov/glaucoma.