Optometry Today: ABDO issues Christmas eye health advice

5 December 2018
Source: Optometry Today

A survey has revealed make-up habits that could lead to eye infections The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) has highlighted the common make-up mistakes that can cause eye infections as it shares advice on how to avoid issues during the Christmas period. ABDO’s own research found that 44% of women have left eye make-up on overnight at least once,

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BBC News: NHS prevention plan aims to boost life expectancy

5 November 2018
Source: BBC News

People in England are being told to cut back on alcohol, sugar, salt and fat in a bid to boost the nation’s life expectancy by five years. Health Secretary Matt Hancock will set out his long-term vision for the NHS on Monday – and it will focus on preventing illness. He is expected to say 10 times more money is

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VISTA: Free Eye Screenings for National Eye Health Week

21 September 2018
Source: Vista

Local charity Vista is gearing up for a busy time during National Eye Health week, from Monday, 24th of September. Nation Eye Health Week is almost upon us. The message we want to reinforce is about the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. We want people to know how important it is to

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Inquiry: All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Eye Health and Visual Impairment releases findings

6 June 2018
Source: APPG Eye Health and Visual Impairment

Improving capacity in NHS eye care in England A new report from the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Eye Health and Visual Impairment outlines solutions to the current capacity issues in eye care services in England. The APPG conducted an inquiry to identify how capacity in NHS eye care services in England can be improved to ensure no one

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Eye health and sight loss; statistics and information for developing a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

18 January 2018
Source: Eye Sector

Version 4: January 2015 Introduction The number of people living with sight loss is set to increase over the coming decade. It is therefore important that when planning for local support and preventative services that the needs of people with sight loss and those at risk of losing their sight are understood. The eye care and sight loss sector have

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Rotary helps prevent eye disease in partnership with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

8 August 2017
Source: IAPB and Rotary

About 80 percent of the world’s 285 million visually impaired people have treatable eye diseases, according to the World Health Organization. Rotary and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) aim to promote eye health to underserved communities.   Under the one-year partnership signed today by Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko and Vice President of IAPB Victoria

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VISION 2020 UK supports the call to action for World Diabetes Day

14 November 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK

The campaign is to encourage individuals and organisations to get screened or organise and facilitate screenings for type 2 diabetes and complications, particularly diabetic retinopathy.

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