Healthy Eyes

There are so many things you can do in your daily life to take care of your eyes and keep your vision healthy. In this section you will learn among other things how to read your eyeglass prescription, what to expect during a routine eye exam, and how to help the older adults in your life make the most of their eye appointments.

Check Out Those Eyes - Advice on how often you see your eye doctor and under what circumstances you should make an appointment.

What to Expect During An Eye Exam

Your Eye Health Team - A quick guide to who’s who in the world of vision health.

How to Read Your Eyeglass Prescription - Find out what all of the mysterious abbreviations, terms and numbers mean.

Glasses or Contacts?

Contact Lens Wear - A general introduction to wearing contact lenses including contact lens types, potential risks and whether or not they're right for you.

How to Spot Signs of Vision Loss in Your Aging Parents

Helping Your Parents Make the Most of an Eye Exam - Here are a few suggestions to help you and your parent prepare for eye appointments and tests and make visits less stressful for them.​​​​