May is Healthy Vision Month

May 10, 2017

Every May, the National Eye Institute (NEI) sponsors a Healthy Vision Month to remind Americans their eye health is just as important as other aspects of our health, and encourages each if us to take steps to protect our vision.

By following a few steps, people can ensure their eyes, and vision, stay healthy for a lifetime. The NEI recommends taking the following steps:

  1. Get a comprehensive dilated eye exam once a year
  2. Use protective eye wear, like safety glasses or eye guards, when playing sports or when participating in activities where your eyes are at risk of injury.
  3. Wear sunglasses - ideally with UV protection
  4. Live a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy foods, maintaining a healthy weight, and not smoking. 
  5. Know your family history so you can get ahead of potential hereditary conditions.

Join Nationwide Vision in celebrating Healthy Vision Month and be sure to spread the word to your family, friends, colleagues and teammates.

For more information, including informative articles and the NEI's Healthy Vision Month Toolkit, visit

What our customers are saying:

Everything was just as expected. My daughter had been here and she recommended Nationwide. So far so good!

- Linni-Quas I

My experience from my very first phone call to schedule my consultation until now, has been wonderful. Everyone that I have talked to and worked with has been great and very helpful. I would definitely recommend Nationwide Vision to anyone.

- Rebeca H

My experience during my surgery was great. Everyone made me feel comfortable and worry-free about the procedure. During the procedure, the doctor kept talking to me throughout, letting me know things were ok. I would recommend this facility.

- Patsy E

Copyright © 2016-2017 Nationwide Vision Center, Inc. All rights reserved. LASIK Eye Surgery Phoenix AZ | Nationwide Vision

*Exams performed by Doctors of Nationwide Optometry P.C.