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National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) - Making Vision a Healthy Priority

The goal of NEHEP is to ensure that vision is a health priority by translating eye and vision research into public and professional education programs. NEHEP supports collaboration among eye health professionals, healthcare providers, patients, and the public.

NEHEP Programs

  • Diabetic Eye Disease

    The NEHEP Diabetic Eye Disease (DED) Education Program is designed to increase awareness about DED among people with diabetes, particularly those at higher risk.
  • Glaucoma

    The NEHEP Glaucoma Education Program provides information about glaucoma to people at higher risk as well as those living with the disease.
  • Low Vision

    The NEHEP Low Vision Education Program is designed to create awareness among adults, their families and friends, and the general public about vision rehabilitation services.
  • Ojo con su Vision

    ¡Ojo con su visión! or Watch out for your vision! is the Spanish-language program of NEHEP that targets the Hispanic/Latino community.


This page was last modified in January 2009

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