Raising awareness of eye diseases and conditions, EyeSmart is a public information program of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Remembering today trailblazing ophthalmologist and tennis player Renee Richards, MD, who won a landmark case for transgender athletes’ rights more than 40 years ago. #TransDayOfVisibility
As ophthalmologists cancel non-emergency appointments to protect patients during the #coronaviruspandemic, here’s how to stay healthy and protect your eyes while hunkering down at home: https://www.aao.org/eye-health/coronavirus #ProtectingSightEmpoweringLives #shelterinplace #quarantine #COVID19
Uninsured patients, seniors in nursing homes, people in prison systems – hear how Chasidy Singleton, MD, of @OCLI_Vision builds trust with her diverse group of patients, despite their individual circumstances. #ProtectingSightEmpoweringLives #YearOfTheEye #NationalDoctorsDay
Why does American’s ignorance of eye health matter? It’s putting them at risk for vision loss. Learn how to protect your sight. #YearOfTheEye #publichealth #blindness #vision #healthfacts #ProtectingSightEmpoweringLives
Contact lens wearers: switching to glasses may be a good idea during the #COVID19 outbreak. You’ll be less likely to touch your eyes. Read more from @CNN and Academy spokesperson @DrSteinemannMD: https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/27/health/contact-lens-glasses-coronavirus-wellness/index.html #ProtectingSightEmpoweringLives #coronavirus