October Is Blindness Awareness MonthOctober 2023 is Blindness Awareness Month. According to the WHO, 2.2 billion people worldwide have blindness or some sort of visual impairment. Interestingly, 1 billion of those either could have been prevented or have not yet been treated.
As part of Blindness Awareness Month, here are five easy things you can do to maintain your eye health:
- Limit your sugar intake
- Wash your hands often and thoroughly
- Wear sunglasses
- Limit your electronic device time and take frequent breaks
- Get an eye exam
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