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World Optometry Day 2023

This year, the World Council of Optometry (WCO) will observe World Optometry Week from March 19 to 25, with a special focus on World Optometry Day on March 23, which has been themed "Expanding Optometry's Role... The Time is Now!"
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World Glaucoma Week 2023

World Glaucoma Week is an annual event that takes place in March to raise awareness about glaucoma and encourage people to get their eyes checked. This year, World Glaucoma Week is from March 12 to March 18. The theme for World Glaucoma Week 2023 is "The World is Bright, Save Your Sight".
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National Eye Health Week 2022

This year's National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 19 to 25 September 2022, promoting the importance of good eye health and the need for regular eye tests for all.
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Eye health in the ‘new normal’ – what you need to know

Lockdown increased people’s screen time with a survey of 2,000 people suggesting that half used screens more since Covid struck, and a third (38%) believed their eyesight had worsened during this time. One in five adults also said they were less likely to get an eye test now than before the pandemic, in fear of catching the virus. So what can be done to protect your vision in 'the new normal'? Professor Sunil Shah has a few suggestions…
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Clear Lens Exchange Surgery – the FAQs

Clear lens exchange is a procedure to reduce or eliminate the need for distance glasses and can be used to treat a wide range of far-sightedness and near-sightedness. In these FAQs we delve into what clear lens exchange surgery is, how it works, and share a patient testimonial

Fact or fiction? 10 misconceptions about glaucoma

People are becoming increasingly aware of the group of eye diseases known as glaucoma, which is one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK. Despite the condition becoming increasingly discussed, there are still a lot of myths and misconceptions about this eye disease. Leading eye expert Mr Thomas Ressiniotis sets out the facts to dispel the most common myths about glaucoma.