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Survey Finds Many Americans Clueless About Eye Disease
Date:3/13/2008

eye health, and were least likely to have their eye examined. The survey found that 41 percent of Hispanics reported that they hadn't seen or heard anything about eye health or disease in the past year, compared with 28 percent of Asians, 26 percent of blacks, and 16 percent of whites.

The eye institute plans to use the survey findings to develop ways to increase public awareness of eye disease and the importance of early detection and treatment. The agency also plans to expand its educational outreach to Hispanics and boost its efforts to educate public health-care providers on how to inform patients about ways to protect and preserve their eyesight.

"The survey shows us that nearly one quarter of Americans have not seen or heard anything about eye health or disease, and yet more than 90 percent have seen a health-care provider," Sieving said. "We need to educate these doctors, nurses and other health-care professionals with the tools they need to educate their patients on how to better maintain their eye health."

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The U.S. National Eye Institute has more about eye disease risk.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: U.S. National Eye Institute, news release, March 13, 2008


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