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Learn About Eye Health

Don’t take your eyes for granted! Learn how to take care of them, get the facts about specific eye problems, and help others learn about healthy vision.

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Keep your eyes healthy

Got good vision? There’s a lot you can do to help keep it that way. Find out how you can protect your eyes, find an eye doctor, get help paying for eye care, and more. 


Learn about eye conditions and diseases

Need information about a specific eye problem? Find out what causes it, how to treat it, and what you can do to prevent it.

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Finding an eye care professional

Learn about the different kinds of eye care professionals (optometrists, ophthalmologists, and opticians), and get tips on how to find one near you.

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Get information about vision rehabilitation services

If you have a visual impairment, vision rehabilitation can help you keep doing what you  love to do.

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Help kids learn about eye health

NEI for Kids is full of resources just for kids (and their grown-ups) — including optical illusions, cool eye tricks, and our “Ask a Scientist” videos.

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Check out our eye health campaigns

Our campaigns raise awareness about important eye health topics — and encourage future scientists to get involved in vision research!

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Promote eye health in your community

Use our tools and resources to educate your community about eye health and safety. We’ve got fact sheets, posters, articles, and more.

Last updated: August 1, 2023