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May is Healthy Vision Month! Dr Coney is Healthy Vision Month Ambassador for NIH

"Approximately 37 million adults in America have age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma, all of which can cause visual impairment or blindness. However, recent studies show that making healthy choices and getting regular eye exams can help reduce a person’s risk of vision loss. In support of Healthy Vision Month in May, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is encouraging everyone to take charge of their eye health and preserve their sight by following some simple tips." *

*Courtesy of the American Academy of Ophthalmology website https://www.aao.org/newsroom/observances

Dr Joseph Coney, of Retina Associates of Cleveland, is featured as a Healthy Vision Month Ambassador, to help promote the importance of diversity and representation in the eye health field:

 https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/resources-for-health-educators/healthy-vision-resources/healthy-vision-month