June is Cataract Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness has declared June to be Cataract Awareness Month, an initiative aimed at raising awareness of and advocating for education on cataract risk factors, symptoms and treatments.
The number of Americans with cataract is expected to be 38.5 million by 2032 and 45.6 million by 2050, according to the organization.
“Cataract is highly treatable with early detection and access to quality eye care services,” Jeff Todd, president and CEO of Prevent Blindness, said in a press release. “We encourage everyone to make healthy vision a priority today to preserve (Read more...)

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