Training & Educator Resources

Vision and Eye Health Infographics

Eye Health and Safety Infographics

Prevent Blindness has created these eye health and safety infographics to provide easy-to-read, relevant, and timely information on a wide range of eye and vision topics.  They are designed specifically for sharing, unaltered, on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Please contact us at 1-800-331-2020, or [email protected] if you have any questions or would like to partner with Prevent Blindness on the development and distribution of eye health and safety information.

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Awareness Week is February 26-March 3

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

ROP - an eye disease that can cause vision loss in babies. ROP can occur in babies who were born prematurely ROP can occur in babies who had a low birth weight ROP can occur in babies who received oxygen for more than a few days Be a partner in your child's ROP journey! Does your child have ROP? did you know, having ROP as a child can increase your risk of other vision issues later in life. Regular eye exams are important.

Retinopatía del prematuro Una enfermedad ocular que puede causar pérdida de visión en los bebés. La ROP puede ocurrir en bebés que: Nacieron prematuramente (antes de las 30 semanas de embarazo) La ROP puede ocurrir en bebés que: Tenía una baja tasa de natalidad (menos de 3 libras y 5 onzas o 1500 gramos) La ROP puede ocurrir en bebés que: Recibió oxígeno durante más de unos pocos días. ¡Sea un compañero en el viaje ROP de su hijo! ¡Haga preguntas y trabaje con sus equipos de atención médica, oftalmológica y educativa! ¿Su hijo tiene ROP? ¡Conéctese con organizaciones para obtener apoyo y encontrar una “comunidad” que estará ahí para usted toda la vida! ¿Sabías? Tener ROP cuando era niño puede aumentar el riesgo de sufrir otros problemas de visión más adelante en la vida. ¡Los exámenes oculares periódicos son importantes!

Workplace Eye Safety and Wellness

Help prevent serious eye injuries! Talk to your eye doctor to find out what you can do to prevent digital eye strain. Use the 20-20-20 Rule

Ayude a prevenir lsiones oculares graves Hable con su oculista Usa la regla 20-20-20

AMD

Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision. Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision. More women than men have Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Save sight, don't smoke! Smokers are twice as likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD) compared with nonsmokers. Do you or someone you love have low vision. Visit Living Well With Low Vision: lowvision.preventblindness.org Eat for your eyes! A healthy diet can help protect your eyes from vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

¡Come para tus ojos! Una dieta saludable y ayuda a proteger su visión de la pérdida de visión por degeneración macular relacionada con la edad. ¡Guarde la vista, no fume! Los fumadores tienen el doble de probabilidades de desarrollar degeneración macular relacionada con la edad que los no fumadores. Más mujeres que hombres tienen AMD (degeneración macular relacionada con la edad). La degeneración macular relacionada con la edad afecta la visión central.  La degeneración macular relacionada con la edad afecta la visión central. ¿Usted o alguien que conoce tiene baja visión?

Advocacy at Prevent Blindness

Be a Voice for Vision! Create positive change by sharing your story with fellow advocates and government representatives. Learn more at https://advocacy.preventblindness.org Be a Voice for Vision! Sign up to receive our legislative action alerts at advocacy.preventblindness.org Be a voice for Vision. learn how you can work with fellow advocates to contact your representatives and help save sight. Visit advocacy.preventblindness.org.

Cataract

Cataract can occur in babies and children. By Age 80, More Than Half of All Americans Will Have Cataract More than 25 Million Americans Have Cataract Millions of Americans Undergo Successful Cataract Surgery Every Year Smoking Increases Your Risk of Cataract Don't Let Cataract Keep You From Enjoying This Face The Risk of Cataract is Higher for Those Who Have Family Members with the Disease Fumando aumenta la probabilidad de tener cataratas. Deje de fumar hoy para guardar su visión para mañana. Más de 25 millones de estadounidenses tienen cataratas. Visite PreventBlindness.org/cataract para averiguar lo que necesita saber sobre los síntomas y las opciones de tratamiento. Millones de estadounidenses se someten a una cirugía de cataratas exitosa cada año. Hable con su oftalmólogo sobre qué esperar y visite PreventBlindness.org/cataract ¡No dejes que las cataratas te impidan disfrutar de este rostro! Hable con su médico acerca de las cataratas hoy. Visite PreventBlindness.org/cataract para obtener más información. A los 80 años, más de la mitad de los estadounidenses tendrán cataratas. Obtenga más información sobre los síntomas y las opciones de tratamiento en PreventBlindness.org/cataract Este riesgo de catarata es mayor para quienes tienen familiares con la enfermedad. Asegúrese de informar a su oftalmólogo sobre el historial de salud ocular de su familia. Obtenga más información sobre los factores de riesgo y los tipos de cataratas en PreventBlindness.org/cataract

Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Children’s Eye Problems

The most common vision disorders in children are refractive errors. Amblopyia (lazy eye) is the most common cause of vision loss in children. The annual cost of children's vision disorders is $10 billion. Most vision disorders that lead to impairment are preventable. Act now to detect vision problems early. one in four children has a vision problem that requires treatment. One in four children has a vision problem that requires treatment. One in four children has a vision problem that requires treatment.

Children’s Vision Health

Help your child practice health habits to protect their sight. Youi May Not Know That This is How ?Your Child Sees. Make sure your child is seeing clearly. Without early detection and treatment, uncorrectd vision disorders can impair child development, interfere with learning, and even lead to permanent vision loss Only half the states in the U.S. require vision screening for preschool children. How does your state compare

Spanish

El costo anual de los trastornos de la visión de los niños en los Estados Unidos es de $10 mil millones. Los trastornos de la visión más comunes en los niños son los errores de refracción. ¡Revise los ojos de su hijo hoy! El factor de riesgo prevenible más importante de los trastornos visuales en los niños es el tabaquismo materno. ¡RENUNCIA AHORA! La ambliopía, “ojo vago”, es la causa más común de pérdida de visión en los niños. Ayude a su hijo a practicar hábitos oculares saludables hoy para proteger su visión en el futuro. La mayoría de los trastornos de la visión que provocan deficiencias se pueden prevenir. Actúe ahora para detectar problemas de visión a tiempo. Es posible que no sepa que así es como ve su hijo. Asegúrese de que su hijo vea con claridad. ¿Necesita ayuda para obtener cuidado de los ojos? Sin detección y tratamiento tempranos, los trastornos de la visión no corregidos pueden afectar el desarrollo del niño, interferir con el aprendizaje e incluso conducir a la pérdida permanente de la visión. Ayúdenos a poner a su hijo en el camino hacia una visión saludable de por vida. Solo la mitad de los estados de los EE. UU. requieren un examen de la vista para los niños en edad preescolar. ¿Cómo se compara su estado?

Clinical Trials

Your Participation in a clinical trial can help someone else in the future. Your participation in a clinical trial can help find the next treatment. Patient Health and Safety is at the Heart of Every Clinical Trial Finding New Vision Treatments Starts with You! It takes a village to find new treatments for vison disorders. Diverse representation in clinical trials is essential to improving health outcomes for all people. My vision was saved because others joined a clinical trial. Your participation in a trial can help find the next treatment.

Contact Lens Safety

Before handling contact lenses, always wash hands with soap and water.Never sleep in contact lenses unless authorized by an eye doctor. Never store your contact lenses in water Contact lens wearers are at higher risk for keratitis, an inflammation of the cornea.Use contact lenses safely to protect your eyes. All contact lenses require a prescription.

en español

Spanish contact lens infographic Nunca Almacene Sus Lentes de Contacto En Agua Use Lentes de Contacto de manera segura para proteger sus ojos.   Contact Lens infographic, Spanish Spanish contactc lens infographic

Diabetes-related Eye Disease

Symptoms of Diabetes-related retinopathy include... Staying Healthy Will Make it Easier to manage your diabetes. Risk Factors for Diabetes-Related Retinopathy Include...Diabetes-related Eye Disease is the Leading Cause of Blindness in Working Age Adults Do You Have Diabetes? Diabetes is one of the most common risk factors for cataracts.Do You Have Diabetes? Your Eyes Can Be Affected What Parts of Your Body Can Be Affected By Diabetes?Know Your ABCs of Diabetes to Protect Your Eye Health Vision loss due to diabetes can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety

en español

diabetes retinopathy symptoms Manterse saludable hara que sea diabetes infographic diabetes infographic diabetes infographic La diabetes es uno de los factores de riesgodiabetes infographic diabetes infographic Conozca estos niveles relacionados con la diabetes en su cuerpo para proteger la salud de sus ojos Desde 2010 a 2050, se espera que la cantidad de estadounidenses Enfermedades oculares y salud mental relacionadas con la diabetes

Diabetes in Youth/Juvenile Diabetes

Juvenile Diabetes: 1 in 2 youth with diabetes may develop diabetic retinopathy 12+ years after diagnosis 5 ways to help prevent vision problems for youth with juvenile diabetes Preventing vision loss from juvenile diabetes: Engaging in physical activity Preventing vision loss from juvenile diabetes: getting dilated eye exams Preventing vision loss from juvenile diabetes: eating healthy food Preventing vision loss from juvenile diabetes: avoiding habits that may create complications preventing vision loss from juvenile diabetes: focusing on preventive care preventing juvenile diabetes: does a child in your care have diabetes? Their eyes may be affected.

1 in 2 1 de cada 2 jóvenes con diabetes puede desarrollar retinopatía relacionada con la diabetes 12 años después del diagnóstico 5 formas de ayudar a prevenir problemas de visión en jóvenes con diabetes Participar en actividad física Hacerse exámenes oculares con dilatación de las pupilas Comer alimentos saludables Evitar hábitos que puedan crear complicaciones Centrarse en la atención preventiva ¿Un niño bajo su cuidado tiene diabetes? Si es así, sus ojos pueden verse afectados.

Dry Eye

Dry eye can occur if you spend a lot of time looking at your computer, tablet, or smart phone. Severe cases of dry eye can cause damage to the front of the eye. Contact lens wearers are at higher risk for dry eye. Women are twice as likely to develop dry eye as men. People who are ages 50 and older are at higher risk for dry eye. Eyelid Care is important if the cause of your dry eye is eyelid irritation. More than 16 million Americans have moderate to severe dry eye symptoms

en español

Las mjeres tienen el doble le probabilidades de desarrollar ojo seco que los hombres. Los usuarios de lentes de contacto tienen un mayor riesgo de ojo seco. Los casos severos de ojo seco pueden causar dano al frente del ojo. El ojo seco puede ocrrir si pasa mucho tiempo mirando su computadora, tableta o telefono inteligente. Dry eye infographic en español Dry eye infographic, spanish

Fireworks and Fourth of July

Fireworks Safety  Fireworks Safety Fireworks Safety An infographic by Preventblindness.org explaining the dangers of fireworks Prevent blindness banner displaying the dangers of fireworks A banner by PreventBlindness.org displaying firework eye hazards Fireworks Safety Ideas for fireworks alternatives for safe celebrations

Geographic Atrophy (GA)

Geographic Atrophy (GA) is an advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Do you know someone with vision loss due to geographic atrophy (GA)? Resources are available at https://lowvision.preventblindness.org Risk factors for geographic atrophy (GA) include family history of age-related macular degeneration, caucasian race, smoking, a history of heart disease, obesity or high cholesterol. Find out more at https://preventblindness.org/geographic-atrophy Symptoms of geographic atrophy: find out more at https://preventblindness.org/geographic-atrophy If you have dry age-related macular degeneration, talk to your eye doctor about your risk for geographic atrophy (GA)

Para más información sobre la atrofia geográfica, visite https://preventblindness.org/geographic-atrophy Para más información sobre la atrofia geográfica, visite https://preventblindness.org/geographic-atrophy Para más información sobre la atrofia geográfica, visite https://preventblindness.org/geographic-atrophy Para más información sobre la atrofia geográfica, visite https://preventblindness.org/geographic-atrophy Para más información sobre la atrofia geográfica, visite https://preventblindness.org/geographic-atrophy

Glaucoma

Early detection and treatment can help save your vision from glaucoma. If you have had a serious eye injury, you are at greater risk of developing glaucoma. If left untreated, glaucoma may lead to significant vision loss and even blindness. The older you are, the greater your risk of glaucoma. Today, women make up 61% of all glaucoma cases, and that number is projected to grow over the coming years. Glaucoma runs in families. Glaucoma is irreversible. Early diagnosis is important. Glaucoma is the silent thief of sight, with no noticeable symptoms. Wanted: The Silent Thief of Sight. Glaucoma can strike anyone. It slowly robs vision. Only early detection and treatment can stop it. Glaucoma can seriously affect the ability to drive safely. Don't let the "silent thief of sight" steal these moments (a family celebrating a birthday party) People with glaucoma slowly lose peripheral vision. Glaucoma occurs about five times more often in African Americans.

La detección y el tratamiento tempranos pueden ayudar a salvar su visión del glaucoma. Si ha tenido una herida seria ocular, tiene un mayor riesgo de desarrollar glaucoma. Cuanto mayor sea, mayor será su riesgo de glaucoma.  No dejes que el "Ladrón silencioso de la vista" te robe estos momentos. Las personas con glaucoma pierden lentamente su visión periférica. El glaucoma ocurre unas cinco veces más a menudo en los afroamericanos.

Halloween and Halloween Safety

  The Improper Use of Contact Lenses is Scary! Have a safe and fun Halloween Have a Safe and Happy Halloween by Following These Tips

¡El uso inadecuado de lentes de contacto da miedo! Proteja sus ojos de lesiones e infecciones. Visite Prevent Blindness para obtener consejos para mantener sus ojos seguros -¡Que tengas un Halloween seguro y divertido! Que tengas un feliz y seguro Halloween siguiendo estos consejos: Nunca compre lentes de contacto cosméticos sin receta. Utilice únicamente maquillaje hipoalergénico. Los adultos deben aplicar el maquillaje y retirarlo con crema fría o desmaquillante de ojos en lugar de jabón. Las pestañas postizas sólo se deben aplicar y quitar de acuerdo con las instrucciones del fabricante en el paquete del producto. Evite disfraces con máscaras, pelucas, sombreros flexibles o parches en los ojos que bloqueen la visión. Ate bien los sombreros y bufandas para que no se les escapen los ojos a los niños. No utilice ni compre accesorios puntiagudos como lanzas, espadas o varitas.

Holiday

Christmas

Make sure eye protection is on your gift list. Do you see what I see? Do you see what I see? Warm Wishes and Happy Holidays There were more than 226,000 toy-related injuries in 2018 Give eye protection along with sports equipment this year UV-blocking sunglasses make great stocking stuffers Santa can check his list twice thanks to his glasses. Give the gift of eye protection this year! Things look a little different this year, but we can still find ways to spread cheer! We love your eyes, even if they are made out of coal. Seeing is Believing

Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Kwanzaa

Happy Kwanzaa from Prevent Blindness

Holiday – Other

Easter

Easter infographic

Valentine’s Day

Can't Take Our Eyes Off of You! Love at First Sight Vision of LoveValentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye InfographicValentine's Day Eye Infographic Valentine's Day Eye Infographic Prevent blindness's valentines day logo

Inflammatory Eye Disease

Without early detection and treatment, inflammatory eye diseases can lead to vision loss. Treatment for inflammatory eye disease may include eye drops, ointments, prescription medications or injections. Uveitis symptoms may affect one or both eyes  Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) can develop eye problems, including uveitis.If you have arthritis, you are at higher risk for developing eye problems, including inflammatory eye disease.

en español

Queratitis

Inherited Retinal Diseases

Inherited Retinal Diseases are a group of diseases that can cause severe vision loss or even blindness. Stargardt Disease is an inherited retinal disease (IRD) that causes damage to the macula, the area that is responsible for sharp, straight-ahead vision. Inherited Retinal Diseases are a group of genetic conditions caused by a change (mutation) in a gene that affects the gene's ability to function properly. Retinitis Pigmentosa is an inherited retinal disease tat affect vision over time. Genetic testing for inherited retinal diseases is important to lead to an accurate diagnosis and help patients and healthcare providers develop a disease management plan.

Keratitis

If you wear contact lenses, you have an increased risk for keratitis, an inflammation of the cornea. The first symptoms of keratitis, an inflammation of the cornea, are usually eye pain, redness, and blurred vision. Untreated keratitis can lead to corneal scarring, which can cause permanent vision loss. Keratitis can be successfully treated if diagnosed early.  Contact lens wearers are at higher risk for keratitis, an inflammation of the cornea.

 

Low Vision

Do you or someone you love have low vision? Visit lowvision.preventblindness.org

General Eye Health and Vision

Eye  UV Economic  Access

Sports Eye Safety

To learn how to protect your vision, visit PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety To learn how to protect your vision, visit PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety To learn how to protect your vision, visit PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety To learn how to protect your vision, visit PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety Don't Strike Out with an Eye Injury! Stay in the Game by Protecting Your Vision Basketball is one of the leading causes of sports eye injuries. Wearing contact lenses during water activities increases the risk for severe eye infections. To help protect eyes from chlorine and other chemicals found in pool water, always wear a pair of protective goggles while swimming Every 13 minutes, an ER in the United States treats a sports-related eye injury. Non-powder guns, darts, arrows and slingshots cause thousands of eye injuries every year. ¡No se golpee con una lesión en el ojo! Siempre use la protección adecuada para los ojos cuando practique deportes. El uso de lentes de contacto durante las actividades acuáticas aumenta el riesgo de infecciones oculares graves. El baloncesto es una de las principales causas de lesiones oculares relacionadas con los deportes. ¡Hable con su oculista sobre las mejores maneras de proteger sus ojos! Cada 13 minutos, una sala de emergencias en los EE. UU. trata una lesión ocular relacionada con el deporte. Septiembre es el mes de la seguridad ocular en los deportes. Las pistolas sin pólvora, los dardos, las flechas y las hondas causan miles de lesiones en los ojos cada año.  Para aprender cómo proteger su visión, visite PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety  Para aprender cómo proteger su visión, visite PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety  Para aprender cómo proteger su visión, visite PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety  Para aprender cómo proteger su visión, visite PreventBlindness.org/sports-eye-safety

Thyroid Eye Disease (TED)

Thyroid Eye Disease begins with an acute phase.: symptoms appear suddently and then worsen. Up to 50% of people living with Graves' disease may develop Thyroid Eye Disease, but TED requires special treatment. The effects of Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) can lead to depression, anxiety, reduced self-confidence, and social isolation Some of the most common symptoms of thyroid eye disease. Half of people with thyroid eye disease have double vision. Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes an overactive thyroid.

La Enfermedad Ocular Tiroidea comienza con una fase aguda: los síntomas aparecen repentinamente y luego empeoran. Hasta el 50% de las personas que viven con la enfermedad de Graves pueden desarrollar la enfermedad ocular tiroidea. Los efectos de la Enfermedad Ocular Tiroidea (TED) pueden provocar depresión, ansiedad, reducción de la confianza en uno mismo y aislamiento social. Algunos de los sintomas mas comunes de la enfermedad ocular tiroidea La mitad de las personas con enfermedad ocular itroidea tienen vision doble. La enfermedda de Graves es un trastomo autoimmune que causa una tiroides hiperactiva.

Take a Screen Time-Out!

Take a Screen Time-Out. Focus on the health of your eyes. Take a Screen Time-Out. You can't stop screen time. But you can prevent eye strain. Take a Screen Time-OutTake a Screen Time Out. Just because screen time is part of our lives doesn't mean eye strain has to be. Take a Screen Time-Out Take a Screen Time Out. A child's eyes need special care. Take a Screen Time-Out

Ultra Violet (UV) Awareness

Protect Your Eyes from the Sun Protect Your Eyes from the Sun Protect Your Eyes from the Sun Protect Your Eyes from the Sun  Protect Your Eyes from the Sun Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

Women’s Eye Health and Safety

Women are at higher risk of eye disease than men. More women are caregivers. Hormone changes throughout a woman's life may affect her vision. Las mueres corren un mayor riesgo de enfermedades oculares que los hombres. Mas mujeres son cuidadorasLos cambios hormonales a lo largo de lad vida de una mujer pueden afectar su vision

Avoid the risk of eye infections by never sharing eye cosmetics. Women have a higher prevalence of dry eye than men. Changes during pregnancy may include puffy eyelids, migraine headaches, refractive changes and more. If you have diabetes and are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, talk to your eye doctor on the best ways to keep your eyes healthy. More women than men have cataracts, glaucoma and AMD The most significant preventable risk factor for visual disorders in children is maternal smoking. Quit Now

World Sight Day

Prevent Blindness Works to Save Sight Our Healthcare Starts Here October 8 is World Sight Day October 8 is World Sight Day October 8 is World Sight Day October 8 is World Sight Day Your Vote Matters