For Healthy Vision Month 2021, we’re putting a spotlight on the importance of increasing diversity in the eye health field — and how that can help everyone have an equal chance for healthy vision.
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Dr. Adesola Fadeyi, O.D.
Meet one of @NationalEyeInstitute’s #HealthyVisionMonth ambassadors, Dr. Fadeyi, O.D.! He’s a therapeutic optometrist, and he explains some of the challenges he faced when studying to become an eye doctor.
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Dr. Brenda Fadeyi, O.D.
Meet optometrist and #HealthyVisionMonth ambassador Dr. Fadeyi, O.D.! She shares how Latino patients may not understand English-speaking doctors. This can cause them to underestimate the seriousness of their condition and put off care they need to protect their vision.
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Dr. Chandra Mickles, O.D.
Optometrist and #HealthyVisionMonth ambassador Dr. Mickles, O.D., hopes that more representation in the field will inspire other Black Americans to pursue careers as eye care professionals.
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Dr. Joseph Coney, M.D.
Dr. Coney, M.D., is an ophthalmologist and one of @NationalEyeInstitute’s #HealthyVisionMonth ambassadors! He explains that the lack of Black representation in the eye health field can be a barrier to care for Black patients.
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