One of the most comprehensive vision health studies conducted by the UK’s most trusted eye healthcare group, Optegra, has revealed some worrying findings on the state of the nations eye health. The Vision of Britain report has been making the news in the national press including The Sun and The Mirror as well as being broadcast on over ten radio stations including the BBC. The report is the result of a study examining 2,000 people and has been prepared by the Optegra Eye Sciences department in association with Boots Opticians.
Discussing the Vision of Britain report live on radio, experienced GP Dr Sarah Jarvis revealed her concern at some of the revelations within Vision of Britain 2017. On BBC Jersey Radio, Dr Jarvis explained to listeners the plethora of eye health problems faced by the nation. “25% of British adults go to the dentist more regularly than their optician — one in two people who goes to the optician for the first time ever turns out to need some form of vision correction”.
Dr Jarvis was among the professionals contributing to the 20 page report, in a section titled “The GP’s Perspective” where she elaborates on the eye health trends she has witnessed in patients over the past 25 years of practice. She also discusses the importance of regular eye tests and their importance in combating glaucoma and cataracts. Dr Jarvis also reveals certain red flag symptoms which we all should be aware of, that could signify serious eye health problems, along with valuable tips to protect eye sight.
Visit the Optegra website to download the full 20 page Vision of Britain report , packed with useful facts and must-use tips about eye health and vision care.
To learn more about Optegra, UK’s most trusted eye hospital group as rated by patients visit Optegra.com or call 0808 159 9435 Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 9am-4pm.
For media enquiries contact Tukshad Engineer — Head of Digital at Optegra - 0755 499 4155 | [email protected]
About Optegra Eye Health Care
Optegra Eye Health Care is a specialist provider of ophthalmic services in the UK, China, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany. Optegra operates 23 eye hospitals and clinics and brings together leading edge research and medical expertise, state-of-the-art surgical equipment and top ophthalmic surgeons renowned for their areas of expertise to offer excellent clinical outcomes in laser eye surgery, lens replacement (Clarivuâ„¢), cataract removal, AMD, vitreoretinal and oculoplastics procedures all carried out in five-star patient facilities.
Optegra Eye Health Care operates seven dedicated eye hospitals based in Birmingham, Central London, Hampshire, Manchester, North London, Surrey and Yorkshire. For more information please visit Optegra.com
Tukshad Engineer, Head of Digital at Optegra
Company: Optegra Eye Health Care
Phone: 0755 499 4155
Address: Surrey Research Park, The Surrey Research Park, 10 Alan Turing Rd, Guildford GU2 7YF, United Kingdom
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