Spread the word on social media

Use the Twitter and Facebook posts below to tell your followers about Hispanic Heritage Month. You can also use these posts to talk about Hispanic/Latino eye health all year long.

Facebook

Join us for a Twitter Chat to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Hosted by: @NatEyeInstitute, @SaludAmerica, and @NHMAmd

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Eye Institute is teaming up with Salud America and the National Hispanic Medical Association to host a Twitter chat on October 9 at 1pm ET! We’ll be sharing eye health tips for Hispanics/Latinos.

Join the conversation using #SaludTues! #HHM2018

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This National Hispanic Heritage Month, learn how to protect your vision so you can see the beautiful things in life: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/resources-for-health-educators/eye-health-among-hispanicslatinos/hispanic-heritage-month

The National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) has eye health information and resources for Hispanics/Latinos in English and Spanish!

Check them out: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/resources-for-health-educators/eye-health-among-hispanicslatinos

Celebrate your beautiful eyes! Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month — and we’re sharing eye health tips for Hispanics/Latinos all month long!

Join the celebration by posting a picture of your beautiful eyes (or a loved one’s!) — and don’t forget to use #HHM2018.

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Get an eye exam. Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

Protect your vision by getting an eye exam. Eye exams can help find eye diseases early — so you can get treatment early!

Learn more about the exam: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/get-dilated-eye-exam

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Learn about diabetic eye disease! Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

Did you know? Experts expect more than half of Hispanic/Latino adults in the United States to develop diabetes in their lifetime. Diabetes can cause diabetic eye disease, which may lead to vision loss.

Learn more about diabetic eye disease: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/eye-conditions-and-diseases/diabetic-retinopathy

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Know your family's eye health history. Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

If certain eye diseases run in your family, it’s important to let your eye doctor know. That way, you can take steps to protect your vision. Ask your family members today if they have a history of diabetes, glaucoma, or cataracts.

Get more healthy vision tips: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy

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Eat right to protect your sight! Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

An eye-healthy diet can help protect your vision. Next time you go to the grocery store, don’t forget to add dark, leafy greens (like spinach or kale) to your shopping list!

Learn more ways to keep your eyes healthy:https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy 

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Stay at a healthy weight. Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

Being overweight increases your chances of developing diabetes — which can also lead to eye problems. Get active today to help protect your vision!

Check out more eye health tips: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy 

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Twitter

Join us for a Twitter Chat to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Hosted by: @NatEyeInstitute, @SaludAmerica, and @NHMAmd

Join @NatEyeInstitute, @SaludAmerica, and @NHMAmd on October 9 at 1pm ET for a #SaludTues Twitter chat to discuss healthy vision tips for Hispanics/Latinos! #HHM2018 #SaludTues

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It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! Learn how to protect your vision so you can see the beautiful things life has to offer: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/resources-for-health-educators/eye-health-among-hispanicslatinos/hispanic-heritage-month #HHM2018

.@NEHEP has #EyeHealth resources for Hispanics/Latinos in English and Spanish! Check them out: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/resources-for-health-educators/eye-health-among-hispanicslatinos #HHM2018

Celebrate your beautiful eyes! Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

This Hispanic Heritage Month, help us celebrate #EyeHealth by sharing a picture of your beautiful eyes (or a loved one’s eyes!). And don’t forget to use #HHM2018!

Download the image.

Get an eye exam. Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

Eye exams can help find diseases early — when they may be easier to treat. Get an eye exam to protect your vision: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/get-dilated-eye-exam #HHM2018

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Learn about diabetic eye disease! Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

#DYK? Experts expect more than half of Hispanic/Latino adults in the US to develop #diabetes in their lifetime. Learn how diabetes can affect the eyes: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/eye-conditions-and-diseases/diabetic-retinopathy #HHM2018

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Know your family's eye health history. Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

Do eye diseases run in your family? Asking your family members is the easiest way to find out! Get more #EyeHealth tips: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy #HHM2018

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Eat right to protect your sight! Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

Eating eye-healthy foods, like spinach and salmon, can help you see your best! Learn more ways to protect your vision: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy #HHM2018

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Stay at a healthy weight. Hispanic Heritage Month #HHM2018. National Eye Institute

#DYK? Being overweight may increase your chances of getting certain eye diseases — just one more reason to get active today! More #EyeHealth tips: https://nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/healthy-vision/keep-your-eyes-healthy #HHM2018

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Last updated: July 29, 2019