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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AOP calls on optics to support Don’t swerve a sight test campaign

16 November 2017
Source: AOP

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is calling for a change in the law that would see all drivers required to prove that their vision meets the legal standard every ten years. More than one in three optometrists have seen a patient, in the past month, who had vision below the legal standard, yet continued to drive against advice. The research

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More vision checks could have a life-changing impact for dementia sufferers, an MP has claimed

18 April 2016
Source: Optical Confederation

In a Commons debate, Jim Shannon MP said that sight loss is a challenge that is ‘often overlooked’ by carers and NHS staff that support people with dementia.

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SeeAbility: Children in Focus campaign

18 September 2015
Source: SeeAbility

Today SeeAbiilty publish their new report, ‘An Equal Right to Sight’. It sets out the equalities case for a better planning and funding regime for sight testing of children with learning disabilities in special schools. For the full report and information please go to: Children in focus On Facebook and Twitter you can follow SeeAbility, tweet, and retweet or favourite their posts

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