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¡Ojo con su visión! Social Media

NEHEP has developed resources to help you with social media outreach as part of your efforts to reach Hispanics/Latinos.

Using social media year-round

Anytime is a good time to promote eye health on social media. Use and share our social media posts, infocards, infographics, and other materials located in our Resources section.

Follow us on the NEHEP Facebook and Twitter pages, share our eye disease videos on YouTube, and get some great ideas on the Spanish Pinterest board.

Facebook and Twitter posts

Post the following messages on Facebook and Twitter, or create your own messages. To make your Facebook messages more visually appealing, include images from our image library.

Facebook posts

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  1. It’s an eye health fiesta! Celebrations year round can help you reach Hispanics/Latinos with eye health information. Check out our Celebrations list for ideas: https://nei.nih.gov/nehep/programs/ojo/outreach
  2. Did you know Hispanics/Latinos have some of the highest rates of visual impairment and blindness? Eye disease frequently goes undetected in Hispanics/Latinos. Find resources to help raise awareness about eye health at https://nei.nih.gov/nehep/programs/ojo
  3. Eye health education materials are available “en español” directly from the National Eye Health Education Program. Download yours today! https://nei.nih.gov/nehep/programs/ojo/resources
  4. The Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit helps community health workers educate people with diabetes and their loved ones about diabetic eye disease and maintaining healthy vision. Learn more and download the Toolkit in English or Spanish at https://nei.nih.gov/diabetestoolkit
  5. Although early detection and treatment can prevent vision loss from glaucoma, most cases of glaucoma in Hispanics/Latinos go undiagnosed. Learn more about glaucoma at https://nei.nih.gov/glaucoma
  6. Hispanics/Latinos with diabetes are at higher risk of losing vision or going blind from diabetic eye disease. But vision loss can be prevented when it is detected and treated early. Learn more at http://www.nei.nih.gov
  7. Studies show Hispanics/Latinos have high rates of eye disease and visual impairment, and many are unaware they have an eye disease. The National Eye Health Education Program has materials in Spanish to help you promote eye health. Download materials at https://nei.nih.gov/nehep/programs/ojo/resources
  8. We need to take care of our abuelitos. If someone you love has low vision, learn about the resources available to help them maintain their quality of life at https://www.nei.nih.gov/lowvision

Facebook posts—Spanish

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  1. 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: http://www.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/spanish/eyeexam_sp
  2. Sus ojos son una parte importante de su salud. Hay muchas cosas que usted puede hacer para mantenerlos sanos y asegurarse de que está viendo lo mejor posible. Lea estos consejos: http://.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/spanish/eyehealthtips_sp
  3. ¿Alguna vez ha tenido curiosidad cómo es que vemos? Aprenda las partes del ojo y como nos ayudan a ver: http://www.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/spanish/howwesee_sp
  4. Si usted tiene diabetes, la detección temprana de la enfermedad diabética del ojo puede salvar su visión. Aprenda más en: http://go.usa.gov/3eNsW
  5. 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: http://go.usa.gov/3scNz
  6. ¿Sabía usted que casi ocho de cada 10 hispanos/latinos con glaucoma no saben que lo tienen? Aprenda más sobre el glaucoma: https://nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/nehep-images/GlaucomaHispanicsInfographicSpanish.jpg
  7. El glaucoma afecta a más de 2 millones de personas en los Estados Unidos y es una de las principales causas de ceguera entre los hispanos/latinos. Para aprender más sobre el glaucoma y cómo prevenirlo, visite http://www.nei.nih.gov/glaucoma/default_sp
  8. Nuestros abuelitos cuidaron de nosotros. Ahora es tiempo de cuidarlos a ellos. Aprenda cómo ayudarlos a superar la baja visión visitando: http://www.nei.nih.gov/lowvision/spanish/helping
  9. ¿Se le hace difícil reconocer la cara de sus amigos o familiares? ¿Las tareas diarias son más difíciles de hacer? Aprenda sobre la baja visión y cómo puede afectar su vista visitando: http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/espanol/bajavision/ojobajavision

Infocards and infographics

Infocards and infographics

You can post our infocards and infographics on your website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and LinkedIn pages. You can also send them using the share feature on our website to partner organizations, media outlets, family members, and friends.

 

Pinterest board

Pinterest board

Visit the NEI Spanish Pinterest board. Repin and like pins we post. Pin content that you find useful. Comment on our pins to let us know what you think.

YouTube channel

Check out our YouTube channel. Watch and share the eye health videosand comment to let us know what you think. Be sure to check out all of the NEI eye disease-related videos.