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!"
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…
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