It is National Eye Week!

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.

*source: http://www.visionmatters.org.uk


Channel 4 have joined forces with RNIB and some advertisers to create adverts showing the affects of some eye diseases/conditions.

 

This unique campaign was broadcast during Channel 4’s The Undateables on Monday 18th September 2017, to coincide with National Eye Health Week.


Discover more about caring for ageing eyes

With this PDF leaflet produced by visionmatters.org.uk vision matters