eye health
September 2020

National Eye Health Week

Community events
Wednesday 23rd September, 2020 - 0:00 to Tuesday 29th September, 2020 - 0:00

About this event

National Eye Health Week promotes the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all.

Did you know?

  • 2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss that is severe enough to have a significant impact on their daily lives. Half of this sight loss is avoidable
  • A sight test can detect early signs of conditions like glaucoma, which can be treated if found soon enough
  • During a sight test, other health conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure may be detected
  • For healthy eyes; eat well, don't smoke and wear eye protection in bright sunlight¬†

Contact details

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