Cataract Awareness Month
June 1 – June 30 CDT
Cataract Awareness Month, observed in June and sponsored by Prevent Blindness, focuses on education about cataracts. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world.
Cataract Awareness Month educates the public that there are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts.