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We hope you will find useful information here if you are a reporter seeking background on The Vision Council and updates on all things vision-from healthy eye tips, to lens technology, low vision, digital eye strain, our annual UV report and more. Please check back with us on a regular basis for news updates or send us an email to be added to our media list.

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CDC Guidance During COVID-19

The CDC recommends postponing routine eyecare and dental exams while prioritizing urgent or emergency visits and procedures for the next coming weeks. This is in an effort to help support the physicians' offices, personnel and protect patient safety.
COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

The American Optometric Association (AOA) Health Policy Institute (HPI) is closely monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 to ensure doctors of optometry and consumers understand the risks associated with the pandemic and have the latest information available for patient care.

Get in the Know about UV

According to a survey by The Vision Council, although 75 percent of American adults report being concerned about UV eye exposure, only 31 percent report wearing sunglasses every time they go outside. Learn how you can protect your eyes from UV exposure here.

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