April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Did you know that more women suffer from visual impairments than men? Two thirds of blindness occurs in women, fortunately 75% of visual impairment is preventable and/or treatable. One reason why women are affected by more eye health issues than men is because they tend to live longer. According to the National Eye Institute, women are also affected by hormonal factors. Some other risk factors in women are caused by smoking, poor nutrition and obesity. Here are some tips to ensure the health of your eyes and vision.