Posted on 03rd August 2012
The increase from 1.8million to 1.9million exams is positive for Scotland, where other regions are seeing static or declining numbers of patients attending for eye exams. This comes hot on the heels of a study demonstrating that many people think an eye exam is all about glasses.
Debbie McGill, operations manager for Optometry Scotland commented “The recent figures demonstrate an increase in awareness of eye health care and the importance of regular checks. Optometry Scotland is working hard to link eye care and current public health initiatives to help increase awareness even more in the future.”
05th October 2021
We've definitely seen more cases of myopia in children (short-sightedness) this year, quite possibly due to more screen time in the past 18 months. It's easy to say - "reduce screen time" - but we kno...Read more