National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)

Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month, a national eye health observance established by the National Eye Institute (NEI) in May 2003. NEI is one of the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Healthy Vision Month is designed to elevate vision as a health priority for the Nation. Millions of people living in the United States have undetected vision problems, eye diseases, and conditions. Please join us in educating people in your community about the importance of comprehensive dilated eye exams in maintaining eye health and preserving sight.

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