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Survey finds Canadians aren’t wearing sunglasses enough, which can increase risk of cataracts Toronto, ON – July 6, 2022 – Many Canadians love basking in the sun during the long awaited summer months, but they’re not taking enough precautions to protect their eyes from damaging UV rays that can lead to cataracts, one of the The post Soak up the sun responsibly: The Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds Canadians to protect their eyes this UV Safety Awareness Month appeared first on COS-SCO.
Reducing exposure to ultraviolet light may decrease risk for developing cataracts June 3, 2022 – Ottawa. Cataract is a clouding of the natural lens inside the eye which focuses the light on the back of the eye. Most cataracts are found in people over the age of 60, but changes to the lens generally start The post June is Cataract Awareness Month, and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds Canadians to wear sunglasses to reduce the risk of developing cataract disease appeared first on COS-SCO.
Vision Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness on eye health and vision loss prevention TORONTO, May 3, 2022 /CNW/ – May marks Vision Health Month. As an advocate for optimal eye care for all Canadians, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society stresses the importance of monitoring your vision and seeking an eye doctor when exhibiting any changes The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds Canadians to look out for vision changes appeared first on COS-SCO.
Eye injuries in sports are common and can lead to vision loss or even blindness TORONTO, April 5, 2022 /CNW/ – With the NHL hockey playoff season underway, April also marks Sports Eye Safety Month, and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society is reminding all athletes and sports enthusiasts to protect their vision and help avoid any serious eye The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds athletes the importance of protective eyewear this Sports Eye Safety Month appeared first on COS-SCO.
Known as the “silent thief of sight”, help spread awareness on the global issue of eye health this #glaucomaweek TORONTO, March 3, 2022 /CNW/ – World Glaucoma Week, which this year runs March 6-12, is an annual, globally-celebrated event that helps spread awareness on this serious eye disease and the importance of monitoring your eye health. With 111.8 million The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society highlights World Glaucoma Week and encourages Canadians to make eye health a priority appeared first on COS-SCO.