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Outreach Resources

Use NEI materials to help teach people in your community how to protect their vision. Our National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) offers disease- and audience-specific programs for health educators. You’ll also find handy resources about eye health in our extensive library of NEI outreach materials. 

Logotipo del Programa Nacional de Educación sobre la Salud del Ojo (NEHEP, por sus siglas en inglés).

Learn about the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)

For more than 20 years, NEHEP has helped health professionals raise awareness about the importance of eye health.

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Track eye health data across the United States

A number of government agencies collect, analyze, and report estimated data on eye diseases and conditions. You can use their work to develop tailored eye health education programs for your priority audiences.

Resources by Topic

NEHEP has developed comprehensive sets of materials and resources to help health educators reach populations who are at higher risk for eye disease and vision loss. 

Eye conditions

  • Glaucoma

    Glaucoma usually has no warning signs — and half of the people who have it don’t know it. Spread the word about how early treatment can stop the damage and help prevent vision loss.

    Raise awareness with our glaucoma materials

  • Diabetic eye disease

    Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults. The good news is that regular eye exams can find problems early, when they're easier to treat. 

    See our diabetic eye disease materials


Healthy vision

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Explore NEI’s virtual reality (VR) eye disease experience 

With our “See What I See” VR app, you can see what it’s like to experience vision loss from common eye diseases — including age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts.

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Find outreach materials

We have hundreds of printable fact sheets, handouts, and other materials on eye health and specific diseases and conditions.

Last updated: July 15, 2021