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Children’s eye health on the agenda

An awareness month for children’s eye health month (24 October to 23 November) launched to remind parents of the importance of regular eye tests for their children. It is backed up by a major investment in professional development with the introduction of a BTEC level 6 Children’s Eyecare qualification. | more

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Over a third of over 65s ignore vision symptoms

Research investigates the 79% of the UK’s 11.8 million people aged 65+ living with sight loss. The ‘oldest old’ are at greatest risk – one in every three people aged 85 and over is living with sight loss, and those people living in care homes are at higher risk of poor eye health. | more