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Young athlete is given an eye exam by a volunteer while another athlete watches.
Your eyes are a large part of your health and wellbeing. That is why it is so important to make sure they are being taken care of properly. Start with a short quiz to see how much you already know about taking care of your eyesight then scroll down for more.

Play the opening eyes quiz

Just how well are you taking care of your eyes? Find out more here.
20-20-20 To Prevent Digital Eye Strain infographic.

20 - 20 - 20

Every 20 minutes, Look at something 20 feet (about 6 meters) away, For at least 20 seconds.

Using Correct Eyewear

Wearing glasses helps you see better and can protect your eyes. Click below to find out when and why you should use each type of eyewear.
Black Rim Reading Glasses


To help you see and read better.
Stylish red and black sungalsses


To protect your eyes from the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun.
Wrap around red sports glasses

Sport Goggles

Worn by athletes to protect their eyes from injury during practice and games.

What You Eat

The nutrients in your food play a big role in how your body operates, including your eyes. Click each important nutrient to learn which foods can help keep your eyes healthy.

Vitamin A

carrots, sweet potatoes, kale, spinach, eggs, beef, milk, cheese

Vitamin C

lemons, limes oranges, grapefruit, berries, peppers

Vitamin E

whole grains, nuts and seeds, olive and canola oils, avocados, tropical fruits


green vegetables like kale, spinach and broccoli, oranges, peaches, tomato juice


beef, pork, beans, nuts, whole grains, dairy, eggs, shellfish, legumes

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

fish, nuts and seeds, olive and canola oils, milk, eggs, yogurt

Test Your Vision

Look at the charts below and tell a friend, family member, or caregiver what you see.

Listening to Your Eyes

If you experience any of the issues listed below, please tell someone as soon as you notice. This may mean that you should schedule a visit to the eye doctor to discuss the issue further. Identifying the problem early can often lead to better long-term eyecare.

Difficulty seeing things far away or up close.

Changes in your vision

Eye pain, discharge, headaches, or any other problems with your eyes or vision