Avoidable Blindness Comes Into Focus This October

According to World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates, about 80% of global blindness is avoidable. Avoidable blindness is defined as blindness that can be prevented or treated by known, cost-effective means. With the global burden of blindness growing, urgent intervention is needed to curb this trend. Blindness: the landscape There are an estimated 180 million people…

Protecting against eye strain

In 2016, we spend plenty of our time staring into glowing screens. Whether it’s our phones, tablets or televisions, or the many hours we sit in front of computer screens at work, our eyes are almost constantly operating at top efficiency for long periods of time. One of the more common side effects of this is…