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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

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Exam hat-trick in Specsavers Hounslow

Optometrists in Hounslow are celebrating the success of three fellow colleagues qualifying together for their Certificate of Clinical Competency and in record time. The three optometrists – Priya Raju, Pravir Marway, Neelam Sidhu – achieved | more

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Macular Society optometrist of the year

Sarah Burchett was awarded optom of the year for her ‘unstinting support for the local Macular Society group, willingness to raise awareness of macular conditions, fundraising and exceptional commitment to community engagement’. | more