Did You Know?

  • 75% of blindness and vision loss can be avoided when detected and treated early.

  • There are currently 224,832 people living in Ireland who are blind or vision impaired.

  • This figure is projected to increase by one fifth in 2020 to 271,996.

  • Irish and international research has shown a marked increase in the frequency of blindness and vision impairment with advancing age.

  • Positive lifestyle choices, such as eating a healthy diet, not smoking and exercising regularly, all help to protect your eye health and preserve vision.

  • Having your eyes checked regularly can help with the early diagnosis of underlying disease. The health of your eyes can tell much about your overall health.

Don't Put Your Eye-Sight at Risk - Be sure to have regular sight tests.

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