See Clearly: 5 Tips For Healthy Vision

African Americans are at higher risk for eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma, which can lead to vision loss and blindness unless detected early. To help increase eye health awareness and promote early detection of eye disease, the National Eye Institute (NEI) and its National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) have launched Write the Vision: Make Your Plan to Protect Your Sight. This new initiative is developed specifically for African Americans and offers tips like the following to help protect your sight.