Novmeber is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Diabetic eye disease, a leading cause of blindness, often has no early warning signs. But you can help people with diabetes prevent vision loss by encouraging them to get regular eye exams so they can catch problems early — and get timely treatment and the right follow-up care.
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October 2022: Contact Lens Safety Month
October is Contact Lens Safety Month! Contact Lens Safety Month is observed to further educate wearers on the complications that may arise if the application, usage, care, and removal of lenses are not done carefully and or properly. Call our office today at 304-343-3937 for a Contact Lens Exam!
September 2022: Sports Eye Safety Month
September is Sports Eye Safety Month! By using protective lenses, your children are able to protect their vision while still playing the game they love!
March 2022: Workplace Eye Wellness Month
March 2022 has been declared as Workplace Eye Wellness Month to provide employers and employees with free information on the best ways to keep vision healthy on the job.
February 2022 – National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that may get worse over time. It’s the leading cause of severe, permanent vision loss in people over age 60. It happens when the small central portion of your retina, called the macula, wears down. The retina is the light-sensing nerve tissue at the back of your eye. Because the disease happens as you get …
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January 2022 – National Glaucoma Awareness Month
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Timely treatment for the disease can prevent blindness. Call WVEC to schedule an appointment today! (304)-341-1114
Safe Toys and Gifts Month – December 2021
December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month. Team up with WVEC this December to keep safety in mind as you’re shopping for the little ones in your life!
Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. The biggest concern with diabetic eye disease is that there are no warning signs. When you have diabetes, the best course of action is to be proactive. Call WVEC to schedule your comprehensive eye exam today.
Eye Injury Prevention Month
October is Eye Injury Prevention Month! Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the simplest things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. Whether you’re playing organized sports or working around your home, make sure to use protective eyewear in all potentially risky situations!
National Eye Health Week (09/20/2021 – 09/26/2021)
This week is National Eye Health Week! Did you know that a comprehensive eye exam can help to spot signs of eye disease sometimes years before you may notice a change in your vision and can even detect a range of common health conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease?! Give WVEC a …
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