Check out the National Eye Health Education Program (#NEHEP) for educational resources and materials on diabetic eye disease, including the Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit for community health workers, which is available for free download.
To finish up our focus on Age-Related Macular Degeneration(AMD)/Low Vision Awareness Month we wanted to share with you this infographic on aging and your eyes from the National Eye Institute. As we all know, as you age your eye sight can reduce in clarity but some changes are not part of aging but disease and need to be addressed. Be sure to read over the steps you can take to protect your sight.
Bacteria biofilm Fernan Federici, Tim Rudge, PJ Steiner and Jim Haseloff This confocal micrograph, taken as part of a synthetic biology project, shows Bacillus subtilis, a Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in soil. (500 microns)