NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- August is National Eye Exam Month. Lighthouse Guild, the leading not-for-profithealthcare organization dedicated to addressing and preventing vision loss and related health issues, encourages everyone to take care of their eyes and their overall health by getting regular eye exams.
According to The National Eye Institute
Dr. Andrea Zimmerman, a low vision specialist at Lighthouse Guild says, "Early detection and treatment of visual impairment is the key to better eye health. Undiagnosed and untreated visual impairment can lead to permanent vision loss. Regular eye exams are important for adults and children of all ages."
Dr. Zimmerman suggests the following five reasons to get an eye exam:
Dr. Zimmerman says, "Vision is key to physical, mental and social well-being. Whether you are 5 or 95, taking care of your eyes should be a top priority."
About Lighthouse GuildLighthouse Guild, based in New York, is the leading not-for-profit healthcare organization dedicated to addressing and preventing vision loss through coordinated vision and health services. With Lighthouse Guild, people who are at risk for, or affected by, vision loss have access to all the resources necessary to lead full, independent and productive lives. For more information, visit www.Lighthouseguild.org.
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