Eye Health

  • National Eye Week reports that half of all sight loss is avoidable

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    This week is National Eye Health Week.  According to Vision Matters, the organisers of Eye Health Week,  half of the 2 million cases of people suffering with sight loss in the UK, are avoidable.

    A sight test can detect early signs of conditions like glaucoma, which can be treated if found soon enough. During a sight test, other health conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure may be detected.

    Key to maintaining healthy vision, are regular eye tests and a healthy diet. Yet, awareness of the link between diet and good eye health is low – a recent survey found 60% of people living in the UK had no idea that what they eat can affect the health of their eyes.

    Here is our run down of top foods to eat to maintain healthy vision.

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