Vision is the sense many of us value the most and the one we most fear losing. We depend on good vision for so many everyday activities – finding our way around with ease, reading, watching television, driving or simply enjoying a beautiful view.

Optical professionals and optical businesses are here to help you look after your eyesight and your eye health.

Did you know that an eye test will not only check your sight but also highlight other potential health issues such as high blood pressure and diabetes? Currently in Ireland over 225,000 people have a visual impairment and this is expected to increase by 21% by 2020, yet 50% of visual impairment can be avoided if diagnosed and treated promptly.

So having an eye test should be part of everyone’s health routine, much like regular visits to the dentist.

Have you had an eye test in the last two years?

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