Eye Health & Safety

Eye Health & Safety

Here you will find the information you need to take care of your vision for life. if you know someone who has a vision problem, or you think may have a vision problem, please share this website with them.

Eye Problems in Adults & Children ► Eye Problems in Adults & Children ▼

Prevent Blindness America is committed to providing help and hope to Americans of all ages as they strive to maintain healthy vision for a lifetime. Taking care of your eyes and learning about your health is a first step to preventing vision loss from common eye problems. Read More

The Eye & How We See ► The Eye & How We See ▼

The eyes are wonderful sensory organs. They help people learn about the world in which they live. Eyes see all sorts of things - big or small, near or far, smooth or textured, colors and dimensions. The eyes have many parts - all of which must function in order to see properly. Read More

Protect Your Eyes from the Sun ► Protect Your Eyes from the Sun ▼

The sun releases energy (radiation) in many forms. The sunlight we see is one form. The heat we feel from the sun is another. Ultraviolet (UV) rays, a third type, are also invisible to the eye. UV rays cause sunburn. They can also damage your eyes and hurt your vision. Read More

Taking Care of Your Sight ► Taking Care of Your Sight ▼

Here you will find the information you need to take care of your, and your family's vision for life. if you know someone who has a vision problem, or you think may have a vision problem, please share this website with them. Read More

Preventing Eye Injuries ► Preventing Eye Injuries ▼

We want all Americans to be aware of the dangers to their eyes at home, in the workplace and while playing sports. Thousands of eye accidents happen each day; 90 percent of these are preventable with the use of appropriate safety eyewear. Read More

Common Eye Myths ► Common Eye Myths ▼

It's important to separate fact from fiction, especially when the topic is eyesight. Knowing how to take good care of your eyes is the first step to protecting your sight for a lifetime. Read More

Glossary ► Glossary ▼

The eye is a complex and fascinating part of the human body. Here are some common terms to help you learn more about your eyes and vision. accommodation: ability of the lens to adjust its shape for vision at various distances in order to produce a clear image on the retina anterior chamber: space in front portion of the eye between the cornea and the iris and lens, which is filled with aqueous humor Read More

Fact Sheets ► Fact Sheets ▼

Prevent Blindness eye health and safety fact sheets are a popular choice for providing up-to-date information at health fairs, schools, hospitals, community centers, pediatric offices or even in your own home. The following fact sheets are available in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and are optimized for easy download and printing.  Read More