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Official Twitter account of the National Eye Institute (NEI) at NIH. NEI is a U.S. federal government agency dedicated to eye health and vision research.
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NEI Apr 19
? Eagle vision is about 5 times sharper than human vision! Check out this video with your kids to learn about the eagle eye and more:
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NEI Apr 19
Researchers: The next application deadline for the BRAIN Initiative Diversity K99/R00 is June 12! Find resources, including a webinar for technical assistance:
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NEI Apr 19
? We have training resources in both English and Spanish! Check them out:
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NEI Apr 18
Do you know someone who’s looking to participate in a clinical trial for vision research? Share this resource to help people learn what to expect from participating:
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NEI Apr 18
Nuestros abuelitos cuidaron de nosotros. Ahora es tiempo de cuidarlos a ellos. Aprenda cómo ayudarlos a superar la baja visión visitando:
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NEI Apr 18
Want resources to promote in African American communities? Sign up for our monthly newsletter:
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NEI Apr 18
¿Sabías que hacer actividad física regularmente puede reducir el riesgo de enfermedades cardíacas, la presión arterial alta y mejorar la salud? ¡Inscríbete hoy en el Reto Activos y Saludables de :
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NEI Apr 17
Hispanics/Latinos have some of the highest rates of eye diseases and vision loss. Use our resources to raise awareness about Hispanic/Latino :
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NEI Apr 17
Fact: Women have a higher risk for vision loss from eye problems like , , and AMD. Get more info: [graphic]
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NEI Apr 17
Join TODAY at 2pm ET for a Twitter chat with tips and resources to help you get active and stay healthy. Tune in using !
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NEI Apr 16
It’s National Stress Awareness Month! You can’t always avoid , but you can take steps to manage it. Get the facts:
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NEI Apr 16
! Is it okay to keep your contact lenses in while you go swimming? Answer:
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NEI Apr 16
? Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure — and improve your overall health! Sign up for ’s Challenge:
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NEI Apr 15
Si tiene diabetes o conoce a alguien con esta enfermedad, aprenda sobre la enfermedad diabética del ojo y cómo evitar la pérdida de la visión. Visite:
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NEI Apr 15
Ever heard of blepharospasm? Didn’t think so! It’s an involuntary blinking or spasm of the eyelid muscles. Read more:
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NEI Apr 15
Save the date! On April 17 at 2pm ET, will be hosting a Twitter chat about the benefits of getting active and eating healthy. Use to follow along!
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NEI Apr 12
Si usted o un ser querido tiene , aprenda sobre la enfermedad diabética del ojo. Visite:
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NEI Apr 12
Here’s something you probably didn’t know: The cornea of a normal eye is shaped like a basketball, while the cornea of an eye with astigmatism is more like a football. More info on astigmatism:
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NEI Apr 12
Ever wondered what your eyes do when you’re asleep? Check out our video to find out:
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NEI Apr 11
Una de las mejores cosas que puede hacer para asegurarse de que su visión sea la mejor posible es hacerse un examen completo de los ojos con dilatación de las pupilas. Aprenda más sobre este examen importante aquí:
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