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10 key activities to promote healthy eyes in children

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Ten key activities to promote healthy eyes in children

Control of general health conditions which can also lead to visual loss

Vitamin A deficiency 

1. Give vitamin A supplements to children routinely
2. Give vitamin A supplements to mothers after delivery
3. Promote breastfeeding and good nutrition

Vitamin A for Eye

Measles 

4. Give vitamin A supplements to children with measles or malnutrition
5. Immunise children against measles

Control of eye conditions

Conjunctivitis of the newborn (ophthalmia neonatorum)

6. Clean the eyes of all babies at delivery and apply antibiotic eye drops or
tetracycline eye ointment

Trachoma 

7. Keep children’s faces clean
Face Cleaning of baby

Cataract 

8. Refer children with poor vision or white pupils to an eye worker
congenital cataract

Traditional eye remedies 

9. Avoid the use of traditional eye medicines

Trauma 

10. Refer children with history of injury to an eye worker

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