Juggling work and home is no easy task; ask a woman and she will always answer, “it’s part of being a woman” with a disarming smile. When it comes to women, family, friends and work will always take precedence, and more often than not her health—especially eye health—takes a back seat.
Women’s Day is celebrated with much pomp and splendor, but most of us don’t see beyond chocolates and dinner dates. This year, we encourage all women to put themselves first and take charge of their eye health. Life’s too short to take your eyes for granted, ladies.
FACT: Women are more prone to eye diseases than men
This Women’s Day, resolve to take action. Don’t wait for problems to arise or symptoms to worsen before you call your doctor. #ChooseToChallenge eye conditions, because prevention is always better than cure! So here’s a list of six common eye conditions that women need to be on top of.
2. Age-Related Macular Degeneration
4. Diabetic Retinopathy
6. Dry Eye Syndrome
These are just a few common eye conditions that affect women. We women are truly extraordinary, our bodies are in a constant state of change. Whether it is puberty, pregnancy, menopause or just the natural aging process, a woman’s body undergoes a lot of hormonal changes that can affect her eye health. That is why it’s even more crucial for women to regularly visit their eye doctor.