EYECARE: Eye Health Five Tips for a Lifetime of Healthy Vision By Catherine Wolinski Thursday, May 8, 2014 3:30 PM Eyesight is important. Maintaining healthy eyesight, for those of us lucky enough to have it, should be a top priority, no matter your age, genes or lifestyle. The annual American Eye-Q survey conducted by the American Optometric Association (AOA) found that 40 percent of Americans worry about losing their eyesight even more than their ability to hear or walk. But what can one do to preserve this precious sense? According to the AOA, keeping eyes healthy can be incorporated into your daily routine with five sight-saving steps—eye exams, sunglasses, 20/20/20 breaks, green leafy veggies and clean contact lenses. Take a peek at this infographic they created to remind you and your patients that protecting vision can be easy as one, two, three…four, five.