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Keeping sight of the value of eye tests

Post on Mon 11th Mar 2019

The importance of regular eye tests comes into focus in World Glaucoma Week (March 10-16).

Glaucoma is caused when pressure builds up inside the eye, damaging the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain. As most types of glaucoma have no symptoms, a regular eye test is the best way to let you know if you have the condition.

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Heed the call on World Hearing Day!

Post on Sun 3rd Mar 2019

‘Check your hearing’ is the theme of today’s World Hearing Day (3 March) with the World Health Organization drawing attention to the importance of early identification and intervention for hearing loss.

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Love your hearing

Post on Mon 11th Feb 2019

we're issuing a Valentine’s Day plea to encourage people to have their hearing checked or risk losing out on the sounds they love.

Did you know one in six people have some degree of hearing loss but only around 40% of those who need hearing aids have them? We want people to show their hearing some love and have regular check-ups so they can truly appreciate the wonderful sounds around them.

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Reaching out in Tinnitus Week

Post on Mon 4th Feb 2019

‘You’re not alone’ is the message for Tinnitus Week (4-10 February) to help those with the condition feel less isolated.

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Eye up our facts about contact lenses

Post on Tue 29th Jan 2019

If you need to correct your vision and have set your sights on a new look that gives you greater flexibility and freedom, contact lenses are a great option. Here are seven facts which may sway you to make the switch.

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Play it safe this winter and check your vision

Post on Mon 14th Jan 2019

To play it safe this winter it’s important not only to show greater awareness on the roads, but also to ensure your vision is up to standard. It’s no fun trying to see what’s ahead in poor conditions and worse if your sight is not what it once was.

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Treating hearing loss aids fight against depression

Post on Mon 7th Jan 2019

It’s that time of year when many of us make resolutions to improve our health, both physically and mentally.
Taking action to improve our hearing may not be high on the list, but it certainly makes a difference when it comes to our wellbeing.

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Giving children’s eyes a break this Christmas

Post on Fri 14th Dec 2018

The promise of a Christmas break from school fills many children with excitement and good cheer and who could blame them.
It’s a chance to have fun away from studies, homework and exam pressures. But what if it was also good for their eyesight too?

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