2022 Vision Health Resource Calendar

There’s something to see all year long

This is more than a calendar. It’s a resource library of preventative care and reminders for your employees. Use these articles, interactive features and tools to promote vision health throughout the year. Copy and paste educational content and links into a newsletter, email, intranet or your format of choice.

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January

It’s a new year. It’s a new you.


Make a Date for Your Eyes: Your Annual Exam

Eye exams aren’t just for updating prescriptions for glasses and contacts—they can tell us a lot about our overall health.

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Through the lens: eye disease simulator

Ever wonder what it’s like to live with glaucoma or cataracts? Try a vision simulation of common eye diseases and learn a few new habits to help prevent them.

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“All Eyes on 2022” Calendar

Eye health is important every day— not just at exam time. Make it a priority all year long with a calendar that commemorates days, weeks and months that focus on vision

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February

The ins and outs of vision benefits


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Vision benefits, demystified

What’s a copay? How exactly do discounts and allowances work? This quick review answers these and other common questions to help you understand your vision benefits – step by step, inside and out.

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A LASIK Q&A: 6 of your top questions answered

Considering LASIK? Let’s break down some frequently asked questions, including whether you’re eligible, how long the treatment lasts and more.

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Which eye doctor is right for you?

There’s a lot to consider when choosing the right eye doctor. Use these tips for where to start your search and what to look for.

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March

Protect those hard-working peepers


Put vision safety to work

Every day, 2,000 American workers suffer an eye injury—and most of them are preventable.1 When hazards are part of the job, it helps to know how to best protect your eyes.

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Guide to workplace vision safety

Flying wood chips, infections, dust and moving objects all pose a risk to eyes at work. Explore 10 ways to keep yours safe, including what to wear and how vision benefits can help.

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How lifestyle lenses could help improve your work life

Whatever your job, odds are that there’s a lifestyle lens that can make the work a little easier—and that your eyes will love.

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April

Women’s health takes center stage


Keeping an eye on your health

Women are more likely than men to develop many common, but serious eye diseases. Knowing what to look for and a healthy lifestyle can give your eyes a fighting chance.2

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“Framing your personality” quiz

Your choice of eyewear says a lot about you. Are you quiet and intelligent or creative and romantic? Or all four? Take our quiz to see which style of eyewear matches your personality profile.

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How pregnancy affects your eyesight

If you’re expecting, it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for changes in your vision. Here’s what you need to know.

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May

Better nutrition for better vision


The vitamin that is essential to our eye health

Vitamin D isn’t just great for our bones; it’s full of surprising benefits for the eye, too. Here’s what they are (and how to get a little more).

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Bon EYEppetit: Eggs in a basket with strawberry hearts

Treat yourself to a special breakfast that not only tastes good, but is good for your eye health. Try this easy recipe that’s full of vitamin C and antioxidants—ready in 20 minutes.

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Healthy Vision Recipe Book

Celebrate Healthy Vision Month with a collection of greatest hits from our vision-boosting recipe files. Delicious and nutritious, simple and snappy—eat for eye health all month long.

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June

Setting your sights on men’s health


The big 5 health risks to men’s health

Five of the most common health issues men face could impact your vision, too. Learn how eyesight can be damaged by these diseases and what you can do to avoid them.

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Color blindness screening test

Men are 5 times more likely than women to have the most common form of color blindness. Take a quick screening test and see what color deficiency looks like.3

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Trending this year: Eye Tech that caters to you

Big improvements in vision care and technology are heading to your eye doctor’s office, so say hello to your best eye exam yet.

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July

Protecting your vision is no game


See your way to sharper sports performance

Nearly every sport has one thing in common—to play it well, you need to see well. But each sport uses different types of vision. Discover the differences and what they can add to your game.

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Add Protective Eyewear to Your Game Face

Whether you’re a weekend hiker or part of a competitive soccer league, protective eyewear can change your game for the better.

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Eye safety in sports checklist

Athletes of all ages are focusing on safety these days. Eye safety should be part of the picture. Next time you hit the field or gym, make sure you check these boxes.

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August

Back to school eye health


8 back to school rules to help protect kids’ eyes

80% of learning comes through the eyes, but 1 in 4 children have a vision problem. Make sure they’re ready to see success with this back to school checklist.4

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Summertime snacks for smilin’ eyes

These tasty snacks pack a powerful punch when it comes to eye-healthy nutrients like vitamin E and antioxidants—and best of all, they’re easy to make.

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Keep up with your child's eye exams

A child’s vision can have a lifelong impact, so we’re sharing how to recognize their vision needs (and how often they’ll need an eye exam).

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September

It’s open enrollment season


Foreseeing your eye exam: 10 pointers on what to expect and fun tips

If it’s been a while since your last eye exam, we’re here to help walk you through the process so you know exactly what to expect.

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Need a benefits walkthrough?

Let LevEye, our vision benefits concierge, help you see things more clearly with a quick quiz that gets to the heart of whether vision benefits may be right for you and your family.

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Empower employees – help them enroll

Employer exclusive: Use any (or all) of our self-service resources to promote vision benefits and make open enrollment a breeze. Choose from customizable templates, ready-to-go materials and sharable videos.

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October

Seeing life to the fullest


Going the distance on vision care: 4 ways to stretch benefits

Knowledge is power—and that’s true for your vision benefits, too. Let’s break down a few ways you can save even more while taking care of your eyes.

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Quiz: Visionary quotes

The giants of history knew the value of great vision. Challenge yourself and see if you can match the quote to the legendary speaker.

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Eye exam reminder poster

Whether or not you think your eyesight has changed, eye exams can spot early signs of serious health conditions. Here’s the nudge you need to make an appointment.

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November

Early detection is key


Vision Symptom Checker

Are your eyes acting up? This tool can help you understand what your symptoms could mean so you can make the most of your eye exam.

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Why is vision care important for diabetics?

Anyone with diabetes knows how important it is to take good care of yourself. Vision care is part of that, even if you’re just at risk. This video shows how eye exams can help.

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Eye exam wellness poster

Eye exams are about so much more than focusing on a big letter E. They can help detect signs of a long list of serious health problems. Now is the right time to talk to your eye doctor and make sure.

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December

See better, hear better, feel better


When vision or hearing loss make it hard to connect

Not being able to see or hear clearly can get in the way of a full life. What if one or more of your senses are changing? Learn a few strategies for making communication easier.

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What’s your hearing age?

Hopefully, you’ve had an eye exam this year—what about a hearing test? This simple quiz will tell you whether you should think about making an appointment.

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The smoking gun: How cigarette smoke affects your eyes and ears

Did you know that smoking can diminish your ability to see and hear? In fact, vision exams can detect smoking-related illness. Here’s how.

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  1. American Optometric Association. http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/caring-for-your-vision/protecting-your-vision?sso=y
  2. “More Women than Men Have Eye Disease”, PreventBlindness.com
  3. “Facts About Color Blindness”, National Eye Institute.
  4. “Learn with Your Eyes,” Pearle Vision, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE2ODK87Tt8