About 1.8 million suffer with sight loss, National Eye Care week 13th – 19th June is hoping to raise awareness and encourage more people to have regular eye tests. Often just a new pair of specs or reading glasses can make a tremendous difference.
Eye tests are also good for spotting the early stages of Glaucoma, Diabetes and other medical conditions. Some foods are specifically good in terms of eye care including leafy green veg, carrots, oranges and sweet peppers, broccoli and eggs.
But did you know you lack of exercise can also be detrimental to the health of your eyes especially in the over 60’s?
Find out more about sun and the eyes (NHS Choices)