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Welcome to the Ocular Wellness & Nutrition Society

The Mission of the Ocular Wellness & Nutrition Society (OWNS) is to provide leadership, education, advice, and guidance to eye care and other health care professionals and consumers regarding the role of nutritional support as it relates to vision and eye health. The OWNS supports evidence-based analysis concerning nutritional influences on eyes and systemic disease.

The demand for vision services is expected to flood the healthcare system by 2020 due to age related eye disease and the diabetes epidemic. As the baby boomer generation is aging, research shows that the number of people in the United States with impaired vision -- including blindness -- could increase by at least 60 percent over the next three decades. Therefore, disease prevention, including lifestyle modification, attention to dietary intake and micronutrient supplementation must become more of a focus of primary vision care.

OWNS Supporters

  • Bausch + Lomb
  • AstaReal
  • Zeavision

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Patient Education

ONS Nutrition BrochureNew customizable nutrition brochures available when you join OWNS.

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Fellowship Program

groupThe OWNS is proud to introduce the new Fellowship Program.

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OCULAR WELLNESS & NUTRITION SOCIETY
PO BOX 63
Cheyenne, WY 82003
307-264-2878 (office)
866-703-7229 (toll free office)
866-842-7270 (fax)