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Vision Care - like aging - is everybody's business

Ohio's Aging Eye Partnership encourages good habits and regular eye exams

May 26, 2016
By Jackie Davis, OD, MPH
Associate Professor, Clinical Optometry, The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Co-Chair, Advocacy and Awareness Sub-committee, Ohio's Aging Eye Public Private Partnership

Ohio's Aging Eye Public Private Partnership (AEPPP), an initiative supported by the Ohio Department of Aging and coordinated by the Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness, works to address issues relating to vision care public policy, vision care services, vision education, and vision research that impact the quality of life for Ohio's seniors now and in the future. Dr. Jackie Davis, co-chair of the AEPPP's advocacy and awareness subcommittee encourages you to make aging your business by having regular vision exams and making healthy choices throughout our lives.

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