Health and Aging

Healthy eyes topic now available on NIHSeniorHealth

August 8, 2013 - Built with you in mindMaintaining your vision as you get older is vital to health and wellbeing. Even if you enjoy good vision now, it’s important to practice good eye healthcare to make sure your vision is as good as it can be as you age.

To learn about ways to keep your eyes healthy, visit the new Healthy Eyes topic on NIHSeniorHealth for information about:

  • maintaining your vision
  • tips for healthy eyes
  • the comprehensive dilated eye exam
  • visiting Your eye care professional

Healthy Eyes was developed by the National Eye Institute (NEI) at NIH.

For more about healthy vision, see the new tip sheet “Protect Your Eyes When you Exercise” (PDF, 299K) from Go4Life®, the exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging.

To find more health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health, go to NIHSeniorHealth is a senior-friendly website from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health.

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