Screens to blame for Childhood Myopia, warn Opticians, Opthalmologists and Scientists

Cases of Myopia (near-sightedness) have doubled since the 1960s and will double again by 2050 (WHO)…

Dr Rabia Bourkiza becomes the tenth consultant to join OCL Vision

The independent, London-based ophthalmology clinic, OCL Vision, has announced that Dr Rabia Bourkiza has become the…

Optometrists embrace new tech platform to tackle eyecare backlogs in Cambridgeshire

Optometrists in Cambridgeshire have begun using a digital platform that has been designed by an NHS…

Community Eyecare Launches Innovative Home to Hospital Service to Accelerate Treatments in Ophthalmology Backlog

New service will provide crucial transportation to community hospital and ophthalmology appointments to avoid treatment delays…

New research highlights a sight correction spending boom by young adults

Young adults in the UK are typically spending £293 a year on correcting their vision with…

Eye experts warn increased screen time during the pandemic could damage your eyesight

Brits at risk of Computer Vision Syndrome due to excess lockdown screen use Based on Ofcom’s…

Halloween costume trend ‘bad news for eyesight’

Cosmetic lenses have grown in popularity in recent years and are widely available online. However, as…

Most employers ‘short-sighted’ in providing safety over-goggles for staff who wear glasses

Important new research from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has reveals that over half (54%) of employers only provide…

Specsavers upskilling awareness in glaucoma – the silent thief of sight

ALL Specsavers teams are being upskilled to better support patients with glaucoma – the leading cause…

World Cancer Day, 4 February: the role of eyecare in screening

World Cancer Day takes place on the 4 February 2018, uniting the world in the fight…