NHS: Look after your eyes

28 September 2018
Source: NHS

Find out why regular eye tests (sight tests) are important and how a healthy lifestyle can help maintain good vision. Why are regular eye tests so important? It’s easy to neglect your eyes because they often don’t hurt when there’s a problem. Having an eye test won’t just tell you if you need new glasses or a change of prescription

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Eye Health UK: New health map highlights areas of the UK at greatest risk of sight loss

25 September 2018
Source: Eye Health UK

There are a million people in the UK currently living with ‘avoidable’ sight loss – leaving them unable to do things such as drive. Forecasters predict this figure could rise by a third by 2030, if action isn’t taken now. Prevention and early diagnosis of common eye conditions are key to reducing the number of people suffering sight loss unnecessarily”

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SeeAbility supports National Eye Health Week

24 September 2018
Source: SeeAbility

National Eye Health Week (NEHW) 2018 takes place from 24 to 30 September. This year’s theme is the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. This theme fits perfectly with our work to increase access to eye care for children and adults with learning disabilities. Here are the key resources SeeAbility are sharing: Our

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Eye Health Supplement published with The Sunday Times 23.09.18

24 September 2018
Source: National Eye Health Week

The National Eye Health Week supplement published in The Sunday Times on 23   September takes a look at the state of the nation’s eye health and explains why eye health can not be ignored. Read it by clicking on the link below. http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/downloads/nehw-sunday-times-supplement-23.09.18.pdf

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It’s National Eye Health Week

24 September 2018
Source: Your Vision Matters

This year’s National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 24 to 30 September 2018, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. Vision UK are happy to support National Eye Health week and the central message on Looking after your eyes. See the resources on the NEHW Your Vision Matters Website

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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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National Eye Health week resources

6 September 2018
Source: National Eye Health Week

National Eye Health Week (NEHW) takes place later this month, 24 to 30 September, with activities promoting eye health happening across the UK. NEHW, organised by the Eyecare Trust, with support from the AOP, provides the ideal opportunity to promote eye care in the community and your practice. There are lots of easy ways to get involved, including: • Organising

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Fight for Sight: Charity’s virtual running event takes users on a journey to the centre of the eye

20 August 2018
Source: Fight for Sight

What: Free virtual running event taking participants on a ‘journey to the centre of the eye’.  Where: Race anywhere, any time with our free app! Delivers immersive audio with every step you take. Users download an app and can do the race in their own time from any location, including on a treadmill When: Registration from today, 20 August; Event

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