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April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

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Did you know 2/3 of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women? April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month.

Women’s Eye Health Facts:

  • 2/3 of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women
  • More than 3/4 of visual impairment is estimated to be preventable or correctable
  • 1/3 of age-related macular disease and cataract may be due to smoking
  • 4/5 of blindness and visual impairment occurs in developing countries
  • Women’s Eye Health was formed in response to these troubling facts.
Women’s Eye Health brings you the facts about women’s eye health. Visit this site today to learn more!