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Welcome to day two of National Eye Health Week 2020.
Here’s a taster of what’s happening today…


4ac79440-a2e4-44e4-82f9-ce624bba1267Take a look inside today’s Guardian newspaper for the 2020 Vision and Eye Health supplement.


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Today’s theme is ageing eyes. Visit our electronic resource centre to download our Guide to Retiring with Good Vision and Sight After Sixty social media assets.


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We’ll be sharing links to our online sight loss simulator to give people a glimpse of what it would be like to live with some common age-related eye conditions including macular degeneration and glaucoma (pictured here).


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With UV levels predicted to rise to three or more across much of England, central Wales and the east coast of Scotland today we’ll mark the Autumn Equinox with a reminder about the importance of protecting your eyes from the sun’s damaging UV.


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Thank you for all the amazing things you have been doing to spread the word on eye health. Here’s a pic of the undergraduate Medicine, Medical Sciences and Optometry students from the South West of England sharing eye care tips to over 250 people yesterday. All in a socially distanced fashion, of course!


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Use the hashtag #EyeWeek to show your support. If you tag us on your posts we’ll try and reshare them on our social channels.


Daily Themes for National Eye Health Week 2020 are:

Monday: Ten Best Eye Health Habits & Be Eye Aware
Tuesday: Ageing Eyes
WednesdayDigital Eyes / Screen Fatigue
ThursdayKids’ Eye Health
Fr-eye-day: My Vision Matters Because…
Saturday: Vision & Driving
SundayWearing & Caring For Your Eyewear