Tag Archives: Eye exam

Uganda Project – The Background

Did you know that 670 million people (10% of the world’s population) are visually impaired simply because they don’t have spectacles? As an Optometrist,  I derive great satisfaction from giving my patients the best vision I can achieve.  The thought … Continue reading

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Y is for Youngsters’ Eye Examinations

There are many common misnomers amongst parents. Children have eye examinations at school Children can’t have an eye examination until they can read Children don’t need an eye examination until their teens My child will tell me if they have … Continue reading

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V is for Vision Aid Overseas

What is VAO? Vision Aid Overseas is a charity organisation which works for a world in which everyone has access to eyecare and spectacles.  Their mission is “to transform access to eyecare services for people in developing countries by establishing … Continue reading

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O is for Optometry

Ever since I started my university training, I’ve been acutely aware that the general public have absolutely no idea how much is involved in an eye examination.  That is no particular surprise to me.  Eye care is woefully undervalued in … Continue reading

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J is for Jay

If you’ve read my It’s all about me! post, then I know what you’re thinking.  How narcissistic is this woman?!  This is a post resulting from my friend Kirsty’s A-Z challenge post I is for Identity, in which she challenged … Continue reading

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