NEHEP has developed educational resources to help you reach African Americans with information about healthy vision. Additional resources are available.

Articles

Use these articles in any of your publications or newsletters to educate people about eye health. You can copy and paste the text into a new document or download and use the file as is.

Fact sheet

Find information and tips to help you communicate important eye health messages to African Americans.

Infographic

Share this infographic with your networks, community leaders, and partner organizations. Print and place the infographic in common areas, post on your website and social media pages, and encourage others to do the same.

Slides/flyers

Please share these slides/flyers with the people in your community. Include them in presentations and weekly congregational announcements, place in common areas, and post on your website and social media pages.

Toolkit

Whether you want to lead a small educational session about healthy vision, create an educational program, enhance your existing health program, or simply print materials to hand out, the See Well for a Lifetime Toolkit has just what you need. This module features a PowerPoint presentation, speaker’s guide, and tip sheets that you can use as handouts.

Social media posts

Here are the Write the Vision social media posts for healthy vision. We hope you are as excited as we are to share them. Get the word out in the community by sharing these posts about healthy vision. Join the national conversation by using the hashtag #MyHealthyEyes.

Facebook posts

A male doctor examining a male patient’s eye.  NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program.

Many eye diseases have no early warning signs. But early detection and treatment can help save your sight. Learn more with this infographic: https://www.nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2019-07/20940644781_ae51d3f076_o.jpg

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Woman smiling at the cake with burning candles.   NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program.

This year, as you celebrate another birthday, make your wish for healthy vision come true. Make an appointment for a comprehensive dilated eye exam. Schedule one today. If you need to find an eye care provider, here are some helpful tips: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/finding-eye-doctor

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The Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam: Opening the Door to Preventing Blindness. NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program.

Early detection and treatment can help prevent vision loss from many eye diseases and conditions, especially as you age. Early detection includes getting a comprehensive dilated eye exam. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2tXM7XF

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Woman wearing glasses looking at an eye chart with the following letters: E, N, T, Z, P, X, P, E, D, L, F, T, D, Z, and U. NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program, a program of the National Institutes of Health.

Did you know women are at higher risk for eye diseases and conditions because they typically live longer than men? Help make sure the women in your life maintain healthy vision for the rest of their lives. Learn about age-related eye diseases and conditions: https://nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2019-05/VandAToolkit_Mod1_Handout_508.pdf

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Twitter posts

A male doctor examining a male patient’s eye.  NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program.

Many #EyeDiseases have no early warning signs. But early detection and treatment can help save your sight: https://www.nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2019-07/20940644781_ae51d3f076_o.jpg

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Woman smiling at the cake with burning candles.   NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program.

As you celebrate your birthday, make your wish for #HealthyVision come true. Get a dilated eye exam. Tips for finding an eye doctor: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/finding-eye-doctor

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The Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam: Opening the Door to Preventing Blindness. NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program.

Early detection and treatment can help prevent #VisionLoss from many eye diseases and conditions. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2tXM7XF

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Woman wearing glasses looking at an eye chart with the following letters: E, N, T, Z, P, X, P, E, D, L, F, T, D, Z, and U. NIH,  National Eye Institute. NEHEP, National Eye Health Education Program, a program of the National Institutes of Health.

#Women are at higher risk for eye diseases and conditions because they typically live longer than men. More: https://nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2019-05/VandAToolkit_Mod1_Handout_508.pdf #DYK

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Last updated: May 3, 2021