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Eye and Vision Care

Preserve your Sight!

Keep an Eye Out

Certain populations of people are at greater risk for eye diseases and need to pay close attention to their visual health.  This includes:

Vision lost to undetected eye disease cannot be restored!  

Many eye diseases, including those associated with diabetes and age, do not exhibit any initial symptoms before permanent vision loss can occur.  An eye exam with pupil dilation is the best defense against undetected eye disease. 
There are several steps you can take to make sure your vision remains healthy for as long as possible.


If you have diabetes, you should aim to prevent vision loss from diabetic retinopathy:
By following these tips you can reduce your risk of developing eye disease. 

This article is based on information provided by Prevent Blindness Ohio and was adapted for use on NetWellness with permission.


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Last Reviewed: Jan 20, 2011