I think Helen Keller got it right. "Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful," she once said.
If there is one resolution you make for 2017, make it this: "I will love and care for my eyes."
When our eyes have problems, we usually act on them solely because it's required in that moment. When it's sunny outside, we put on sunglasses: When an eyelash falls in, we fish or flush it out; and on the rare occasions we go see an eye doctor, we usually just nod our heads and say, "Sure, I'll take the contacts."