You probably don’t think of eye tests as an annual thing. You’re not the only one: 60% of people in the UK haven’t taken one in the last year¹.
This World Sight Day, we want to change this, because there’s so much to see throughout your life, and so much your optician can do to help you #PrioritiseYourEyes.
of our memories are
determined by what we see2
of people we polled believe
their vision has deteriorated
since the start of the pandemic1
of vision impairments are
preventable or treatable if
It’s not just about seeing: just by looking at your eyes, your optician can detect the signs of over 270 conditions⁴. And, with 90 percent of visual impairments being treatable or preventable if detected in time³, why risk missing out on all those experiences you deserve to see clearly?
What we see determines 80 percent of our memories², so a sunset, a first step, a first job, and a first grandchild - they’re all made even better if your eyes are in great shape when they happen. All of this starts from a simple eye test, and then another when recommended by your optician.
It’s more than having a problem or needing a prescription. It’s about detecting potential trouble through regular evaluations and tests before symptoms appear.
Find your nearest optician and book your test now
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1: J&J Vision Global Eye Health Survey, 2021.
2: 20 Facts About the Amazing Eye. The Discovery Eye Foundation; 2014.
3: The Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Eye Health: vision beyond 2020
4: Systemic Conditions with Ocular and Visual Manifestations, American Optometric Association 2014.
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