Useful Links

The College of Optometrists look after your eyes page provides some great information on taking care of your eyes and the eye test process https://lookafteryoureyes.org/

Information on the Department of Employment affairs and Social Protection’s Treatment Benefit Scheme: http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Treatment-Benefit1.aspx

A list of Opticians who participate in the Treatment Benefit Scheme can be found here: http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Opticians-list-page-for-the-website-of-the-Department-of-Soc.aspx

Information on the HSE’s medical card can be found here: http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/1/schemes/mc/focuson/aboutmedicalcards.205700.shortcut.html

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness’ Vision Atlas gives some great information on the global burden of blindness and vision impairment http://atlas.iapb.org/global-burden-vision-impairment/

Association of Optometrists Ireland http://www.optometrists.ie/

FODO Ireland http://www.fodo.com/ireland/