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Do I still need a regular eye test if I’m visually impaired?

You might have found yourself in the situation that many people with sight loss face, that is going for an eye test and being told that glasses will not help or being told that there is nothing more they can do to improve your eyesight. This is a common experience and one that is very...

Mum Nadine Clair shares daughter Violet’s sight loss journey

Violet had just turned one when we noticed something different about her left eye which seemed to be changing colour from brown to green, while the right remained brown. At that time I didn’t think too much of it as I had previously Googled about an iris changing colour, which, as I read over and...

The State of the Nation Eye Health 2017: A Year in Review

In September 2016, the RNIB and Specsavers worked in partnership with the aim of transforming eye health in the UK and preventing sight loss where possible. A year later, in 2017, A Year in Review was published reporting on the scheme and its main achievements. I can see you The review highlighted new information regarding...
A blue eye of a young woman showing the importance of healthy eyes

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Eyes

  Daniel Williams looks at the importance of maintaining good eye health Healthy eyes Most of us are good at attending a GP practice or dentist but visiting an optician to check we have healthy eyes often gets left, even though it’s one of the most important appointments we can attend. One of the important...