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National Eye Health Week Questionnaire

This year’s National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 18 to 24 September 2017, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. To gauge the current public opinion on sight tests we’d appreciate it if you could complete this short questionnaire provided by Vision Matters. Click […]

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UN denounces British government for failing to protect disabled peoples’ rights

The Government has been criticised by the United Nations for failing to uphold the rights of disabled people through a string of austerity policies. An inquiry into the UK’s progress in fulfilling its commitments to a major UN convention found ministers have failed people with disabilities through a catalogue of policies in recent years, affecting […]

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16 Year old invents 3D printed eye test for preventing blindness in diabetics

Kavya Kopparapu, a 16 year old student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Virginia, has invented a 3D printed device that can detect signs of degenerative eye disease.Source: 3D Printing Industry Kavya Kopparapu, a 16 year old student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Virginia, has invented a 3D printed device […]

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