AOP responds to Fake Britain on counterfeit contact lenses

16 August 2019
Source: AOP

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) welcomes the report from Fake Britain, broadcast on 14 August 2019, which raised awareness of the risks to consumers who have been unknowingly sold counterfeit contact lenses. In the UK, contact lenses can be supplied only under the supervision of a registered eye care or medical practitioner but we are aware that some online outlets

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Fight for Sight poll reveals Brits put their eyesight at risk through dangerous contact lens habits

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10 July 2019
Source: Fight for Sight

Poll results released today by charity Fight for Sight highlight that many Brits are frequently putting their eyesight at risk through unsafe contact lens habits, unaware that these could lead to a painful and sight-threatening eye infection called Acanthamoeba keratitis. Of those Brits who wear contact lenses polled by YouGov on behalf of the charity, 56% admitted they’d worn their

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