April 6, 2019
Throughout the year there are notable month-long observations by different groups to raise awareness for an issue, group or event, or just to celebrate something. Examples include: February – Black History Month, June – National Safety Month, and April – National Volunteer Month.
But did you know that each month there is also a special eye health observance?!?
It’s true. Each month out of the year has a special observation of a topic that concerns our wonderful eyes! Take a look for yourself!
January – Glaucoma Awareness Month
February – Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month
March – Workplace Eye Wellness Month
April – Sports Eye Safety Month
May – Healthy Vision Month
June – Cataract Awareness Month & National Sunglasses Day (June27)
July – Ultra Violet Light Safety Month
August – Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
September – Healthy Aging Month
October – Halloween Eye Safety Month
November – National Diabetes Month & Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
December – Eye Safe Toys and Celebrations Month
So as you can see, there is a lot of emphasis placed on the eyes throughout the entire year. Be sure to follow your eye doctors recommendations for how to keep your eyes healthy and seeing well!Tags: cataracts, dryeye, eyedoctor, eyehealth, glasses, glaucoma, health, maculardegeneration, muscatine, optometrist, tipton, vision, visioncenterpc