The importance of eye health is often overlooked yet it is the second-most prevalent health problem in our country. According to The Vision Council over 120 million Americans will experience some form of vision problem within their lifetime. With the observance of Vision Research Month, our Sacramento eye care professionals at Wilmarth Eye and Laser Center would like to encourage patients to keep up with their eye health. Call us at (916) 850-306 to schedule your consultation with Stephen Wilmarth, MD today!
Vision Research Month recognizes the continuing challenges and progress in the research of discovering cures for a variety of optical diseases and disorders. The ongoing efforts in the field of medical research have seen many advancements in identifying the causes for many eye diseases and impairments, as well as successful treatments for these conditions.
Although age plays a factor in certain vision problems, many Americans being to experience vision problems earlier in life. In an effort to help protect the health of your eyes make sure you protect your eyes from harmful UVA and UVB rays, eat a well-balanced diet enriched with essential vitamins and keep up with your eye health with regular eye exams. Many eye problems can be prevented or slowed in their progression with early detection.
To learn more about maintaining the health of your eyes, contact Wilmarth Eye and Laser Center by calling (916) 850-3060 to schedule an appointment with an experienced eye care professional. We proudly serve the areas in and around Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, and Folsom.