Under current conditions EYE EXAM are performed with extra safety measures
Regular eye check-ups are recommended for every one from Examinations with a registered eye care practitioner (optometrist ) are recommended every second year.
Children are often unaware or unable to express the fact that their vision is blurry. 60 per cent of children identified as ‘problem learners’ are challenged by ‘poor vision’.
Studies show that over 60 per cent of people with ‘poor vision’ only need glasses to improve both their vision and quality of life. There is also a link between poor vision and old age.
Protect your eyes with safety glasses when working outside if there is a risk of eye injury (such as when lawn mowing) and at work.
50 per cent of eye injuries happen at work and most incidents are preventable. Follow directions to lower shields on machinery and wear safety glasses.
Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light is known to contribute to eye diseases including cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. So protect your eyes by wearing sunglasses with good UV protection and a hat to reduce UV exposure. Most prescription spectacle lenses have good UV protection. Speak to your optometrist about whether additional UV protection is required for you.
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