RNIB services director, David Clarke, talks with OT  about the Orbit Reader 20

3 January 2019
Source: Optometry Today

A new device aims to bring refreshable braille to a broader audience by lowering the price point. The Orbit Reader 20 is a similar size and weight to a single hardback novel. This diminutive device has the capacity to store thousands of books, allowing users to browse their own personal library while waiting for a train, flying to a holiday

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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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Optometry Today: Warning on horror health effects of Halloween Contact Lenses

28 October 2016

Eye surgeon highlights risks of heavy metal poisoning, eye infections and vision loss. A top eye surgeon has issued a stark warning to Halloween revellers on the health risks of using cosmetic contacts lenses to complete their fancy dress costumes. Dr David Teenan, UK and Ireland medical director for Optical Express, has said that cosmetic contact lens wearers are at

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