Vision is precious, and we can make choices daily that will help to protect our vision and maintain the health of our eyes. Visit the pages listed below to read about how you can make the most of your vision every day and protect your eyes for a lifetime of healthy eyes and optimal vision.

Safety Eyewear

Safety Eyewear

Eye injuries in both the workplace and the home are surprisingly common. Whether at work or at home, protect your eyes with proper safety eyewear. Your optometrist can recommend appropriate safety eyewear, and through MAO's Occupational Vision Care program, Manitoba optometrists help employers provide prescription safety eyewear to Manitoba workers.


Your Eyes and the Sun

Protecting your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) radiation is just as important as putting on sunscreen to protect your skin. Cumulative exposure to UV can contribute to both short-term and long-term eye problems.

People using phones

Your Eyes and Your Screens

Smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and computer screens are an ever-present part of modern life. It's no surprise that research shows a rise in the detection of visual problems associated with digital screens and computer use, referred to as computer vision syndrome or digital eye strain.

Carrot Glasses

Your Eyes and Your Diet

A healthy diet is important for maintaining healthy eyes. Nutrition impacts a number of eye diseases and research has identified certain nutrients that can help protect your eyes.