The Keep Vision in Your Future: Glaucoma Toolkit provides health and community professionals with tools to build awareness in their communities about glaucoma and the importance of comprehensive dilated eye exams. The toolkit is perfect for small educational sessions and for speakers with limited knowledge of glaucoma or experience leading group discussions.
The toolkit contains a PowerPoint presentation with an animation, speaker’s guide, and handouts. You can download the individual pieces of the toolkit as follows and get started on scheduling your session today!
Materials for Speakers
PowerPoint Presentation PDF [2.8 MB]
The PowerPoint presentation provides an introduction to glaucoma, how it is detected and treated, risk factors for getting glaucoma, and what can be done to protect vision. It also includes an animation showing what glaucoma looks like during a comprehensive dilated eye exam.
Speaker’s Guide PDF [2.4 MB]
The Speaker’s Guide includes directions on how to prepare for the presentation and speaking notes and instructions for each of the slides in the presentation.
Promotional Event Announcement PDF [1.0 MB]
The event announcement allows speakers to promote their glaucoma educational sessions and can be customized with their organization’s name and the location, date, and time of the event.
Glaucoma Eye-Q Test PDF [529 KB]
This test is an effective tool for speakers to assess whether their audiences have learned more about glaucoma after participating in the session.
Glaucoma Fact Sheet PDF [1.6 MB]
This fact sheet provides a summary of the presentation that participants can use as a reference after attending the session.
Glaucoma Vision Simulation PDF [1.1 MB]
This handout demonstrates what vision is like with advanced glaucoma.
Parts of the Eye PDF [604 KB]
This handout is an illustration that shows the parts of the eye.
Tips for Talking to Your Doctor PDF [873 KB]
This handout includes a list of questions that people can use to guide them through a conversation about glaucoma with their eye care professional.