Indies Spread the Word About National Eye Exam Month

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In addition to the last full month of summer, the start of a new school year for many and the start of a new season in fashion, August also marks National Eye Exam Month. While we don’t need a reminder of just how important an annual eye exam is, putting a little something together to remind patients of these facts is always a good idea. This year, many independent ECPs are taking to social media to spread information about National Eye Exam Month, and to encourage their patients to book and go through with their annual appointments, while staying safe from COVID-19. With a few weeks still left in the month, there’s plenty of time remaining to get involved—this week, we’re taking a look at some of the ways ECPs have shared the news about the importance of eye exams.


Naomie Warner, DO, a pediatric ophthalmologist in Las Vegas is appearing on local news to discuss just how important annual eye exams are, especially for kids heading back to school. Image via drnaomiewarner on Instagram. 


Rani Banik, MD, an integrative neuro-ophthalmologist in New York City shared a graphic that shows six potential conditions which can be diagnosed by an eye exam. Image via dr.ranibanik on Instagram.


The team at A to Z Eyecare in Arcata, California, found a funny comic from Nathan W. Pyle to use as a reminder for their patients to book an annual exam. Image via a.to.z.eye.care on Instagram.


Nothing grabs attention quite like a puppy in glasses—just ask the team at Optometry at the Shops in Mission Viejo, California. Image via optometryattheshops on Instagram.


Reeve Woods Eye Center, located in Chico, California, went the educational route, sharing the vital stats when it comes to annual eye exams and their benefits. Image via reevewoodseyecenter on Instagram.



The team at Bellaire Family Eye Care in Bellaire, Texas is spending the whole month discussing annual eye exams and the specific treatments their office offers. Image via bfeyecare on Instagram.


At Bryden Optician in Newtownstewart, Northern Ireland, reminding patients that annual eye exams are still safe and important is paramount. Image via brydenopticians on Instagram.