Getting Healthy in 2014: Healthy Eyes

Throughout the month of January, Homewood Library will offer a workshop series titled Seeing Into 2014, featuring Dr. Sara Mullins and Dr. Priscilla Fowler. Workshops will cover different aspects of eye health and eye health issues. 

 

Seeing Into 2014: Top 10 Eye Issues for Seniors with Dr. Sara Mullins  Friday. January 3,2014 at 12 pm in the Large Auditorium

Seeing Into 2014: Cataract Symptoms & Treatment with Dr. Sara Mullins  Friday, January 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

Seeing Into 2014: Laser Cataract Surgery with Dr. Priscilla Fowler  Friday, January 17, 2014, at 12 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

Seeing Into 2014: Dry Eyes with Dr. Priscilla Fowler  Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

To see a complete listing of workshops offered this month, please click the following link:   http://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/calendar

According to the National Eye Institute (NEI) it is very important to remember to keep your eyes healthy and incorporate your eye health as part of your regular health check ups. Here are some tips:

 

  • Have a comprehensive dilated eye exam
  • Know your family’s eye health history
  • Eat right to protect your sight. 
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Quit smoking or never start.
  • Be cool and wear your shades
  • Give your eyes a rest. 
  • Clean your hands and your contact lenses properly
  • Practice workplace eye safety

 

For a complete listing of all the tips, please click this link to access the National Eye Institute:   http://www.nei.nih.gov/