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Global issues that impact on vision loss

Global issues that impact on vision loss

31 Oct 2022

In this post, we’re looking at vision loss, considering how screen time and gaming effects the eyes, as well as looking at smoking rates, air pollution, and diabetes prevalence in countries worldwide – and why they are important to consider.

Unmet Needs for Vision Correction - Worldwide Stats

Unmet Needs for Vision Correction - Worldwide Stats

31 Oct 2022

In this post, we’re going to be taking a look at where the majority of people with unmet needs for vision correction live, as well as the reasons that they are being untreated, and how much money it would take to treat every person that requires treatment.

The Difference Between a Contact Lens & Glasses Prescription

The Difference Between a Contact Lens & Glasses Prescription

16 Sep 2022

To successfully wear contact lenses you need a contact lens prescription, just your regular eye test is not enough, but do you know why?

Following on from your regular eye test your optometrist will carry out other tests and take measurements of your eye to get that perfect fit.

If you have not worn contact lenses before you will also need instructions on insertion and removal...