Healthy Vision Month — May 2019
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Healthy Vision Month — May 2019
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    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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    May is Healthy Vision Month, an annual observance dedicated to making vision and eye health a national priority. During this month, CDC’s Vision Health Initiative (VHI) in the Division of Diabetes Translation joins with the National Eye Institute’s National Eye Health Education Program to educate the public about preventing vision loss and promoting eye health. Almost 3.22 million U.S. persons are affected by vision impairment, which can be associated with social isolation, disability, and decreased quality of life (https://www.cdc.gov/visionhealth/risk/burden.htm).
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