Promoting Wellness: Q2 Eyecare Events


Going into the 2nd Quarter of 2014, I though I would send you a reminder of Wellness events that you can participate in, promote and Tweetstakes-Girl-VSP-300x300engage your patients.

When thinking wellness it is preventive medicine and a lifestyle that in the optical world includes and not limited to: Safety Eyewear, Safety Lenses and Safety Lens Treatments including AR, Scratch Coat and Anti-Fogging treatments. It includes eye healthy foods (recipes are excellent on FB and Pinterest, sunglasses,UV Protection, eye exams, sports, hobbies and even yoga.

  • April is Sports Safety Month, Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • May is Employee Health and Fitness Month, National Blood Pressure Month, Healthy Vision Month, UltraViolet Awareness Month, National Salad Month May 27 is Sun Screen Day
  • June is National Safety Month, Cataract Awareness Month, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month National Mens Health Week and Jun 27th is Sunglasses Day.
  • July is Eye Injury Prevention Month, Different Color Eyes Day
  • August is Childrens Eye and Safety Month, National Eye Exam Month
  • September is Home and Sports Eye Safety Month, Baby Safety Month
  • October is Safety Eye Month, World Sight Day
  • November is National Diabetes Month
  • December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month.

We suggest, that you lay out a calendar for the next quarter and plan any events, your Facebook entries as well as updating the news on your website and blog.

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