This month is Women’s Eye Health Awareness month in the United States. Among the many differences between men and women’s health, women are more susceptible to vision impairment. In fact, women hold two-thirds of the global burden of blindness. In countries like Ethiopia where blinding trachoma is common and resources are low, visual impairment can be an even greater challenge. To learn more about trachoma, watch our new video.
"Focus on Sight" highlights the effects of eye conditions related to avoidable blindness and how they impact the lives of people around the world.