March is National Save Your Vision Month and in order to celebrate and support you in doing the same we have come up with the top 3 ways to save your vision. Because our vision is so important to everyday lives and the degree in which we can do all things, it is critical that we adopt healthy practices to save our vision now, before it is too late.

Save your vision with a healthy diet.

“Eating foods that are high in omega-3 fatty acids, lutein and zeaxanthin, as well as vitamins A, B, C and E, can protect your eye health and help save your vision from sight-threatening eye diseases, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.

If you don’t think your daily meals offer enough of these essential vitamins and nutrients, ask your doctor whether you should add a daily supplement to your diet,” (

Wear protective eyewear.

Protective eyewear included safety glasses when working with sharp objects, safety goggles when using hazardous materials, and sunglasses. On a day to day basis, sunglasses are one of the most simple, most protective things that you can use to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays, environmental debris, and sun damage to your skin.


These two steps alone will make huge differences in the health and well being of your eyes. Do not take their simplicity for granted or mistake them for being suggestions, wearing protective eyewear and eating a healthy diet will absolutely be one of the most protective things you can do to heal your version. Contact Whitney Eye Care today to have all of of your eye safety tips and concerns answered!