According to the CDC, two thirds of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Here are some things women should know about their eye health.
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Each eye should be closely examined for signs of common vision problems and eye diseases. Call your nearest McFarland Eye Center to set up an appointment with one of our ophthalmologists or optometrists.
If you smoke, quit. If you don't, don't start. Talk to an eye care professional about supplements that may be beneficial for your eye health. Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can be beneficial for your eyes, just as is the case for the rest of the body.
Wear UV-blocking sunglasses and a brimmed hat whenever you're outside. Talk to an eye care professional about using cosmetics and contact lenses safely.
Expectant mothers should be aware of possible vision changes during pregnancy. Women who have been diagnosed with diabetes should get a full, dilated eye exam if they are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant.
Learn more about what you can do to protect your vision by talking to a McFarland Eye Center ophthalmologist or optometrist. You can also read the information at these links: