What are you doing in your practice to celebrate National Glaucoma month? Below are a few tips on how to help celebrate National Glaucoma month.
1. Vision Screenings
The key to successful vision screenings is planning in advance and choosing the perfect location. In regards to planning, consider promoting a few weeks to a month ahead of time. As far as location, consider schools, healthcare facilities and areas away from eyecare facilities.
2. Help Raise Awareness
Raising awareness is the most critical aspect in tackling any potential problem/ailment. As an eyecare professional, it is imperative for us to educate about glaucoma. Below are some ideas on how to raise awareness.
- Glaucoma Walk
- Radio, television or podcast exposure
- Speaker – organization, church, company, healthcare facility or education institution
- Visions Screenings
- Images of vision loss
In order to help fight the war on glaucoma, one must donate to the cause. There are several glaucoma foundations and research organizations to which one can donate. Find the one that resonates with your heart and donate today!
Happy National Glaucoma Month.