Social Media Library

The messages and images below are intended for organizations, eye care providers, public health officials, and the public to use with social media tools, such as Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Each message is 280 characters or less, per Twitter requirements, and buttons and badges are optimized for social media. Messages may be used as written or customized to address local or other specific needs.

Messages for Campaigns & Observances

Contact Lens Health Week - Aug 20-28, 2018. Woman putting a contact lens into her eye.

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Link to the CDC Contact Lenses home page.

  • Going on Spring Break with your contact lenses? Remember to carry a spare pair of glasses too! http://go.usa.gov/kkex
  • Headed to the beach or pool for Spring Break? Take those contact lenses out before you jump in! No H2O http://go.usa.gov/pjwz
  • Spring Break contact lens tip: Mom says, be sure to bring enough contact lens supplies when you travel. http://go.usa.gov/kkex
  • Partying on Spring Break? No risky business—take your contact lenses out before bed, even if you’re up late! http://go.usa.gov/zf2B
  • Spring Break tip: Avoid that sketchy pair. All contacts lenses require a prescription—even decorative ones. http://go.usa.gov/zwFV

  • 2 in 3 contact lens wearers are women. Follow these tips for healthy eyes with contacts: http://go.usa.gov/kkex #WomensEyeHealthMonth
  • Ladies, keep your eyes healthy! Check out CDC’s tips for contact lens wearers. http://go.usa.gov/kkex #WomensEyeHealthMonth
  • It’s #WomensEyeHealthMonth! Keep your eyes healthy while wearing contacts. http://go.usa.gov/kkex

General Contact Lens Health Messages

  • Planning a summer trip and packing up your contact lenses? Remember to pack an extra pair of eye glasses. go.usa.gov/kkexExternal
  • Swimming at the beach or pool this summer? Take your contacts out before jumping in the water! usa.gov/3ZxXRExternal
  • Summer contact lens tip: Pack enough contact lens supplies when you travel and always be sure to carry a pair of glasses with you. usa.gov/kkexExternal
  • Staying up late on summer nights? Remember that sleeping in contacts is risky business—take your contacts out before bed, even if you’re up late! usa.gov/zf2BExternal
  • Don’t let an eye infection ruin your summer vacation. Follow CDC contact lens tips: usa.gov/kkexExternal

  • Do your patients wear contact lenses? Talk to them about healthy contact lens wear and care habits, so they know how to prevent eye infections.http://go.usa.gov/kkexExternal

More Information

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Page last reviewed: July 27, 2018