Seek eye care if concerns about vision or eye health

Thursday, 10 June 2021

New research from The College of Optometrists has shown that almost one third of adults in Britain (31%) have noticed their vision got worse since the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdowns.

Although almost half of those polled (44%) believed that their eyesight has worsened due to increased time in front of screens, many did not take action because they didn’t think the problem was serious enough (29%) or because they were concerned about catching COVID-19 when visiting the optometrist (25%). More……