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Symptoms of Heavy Digital Device Use on the Rise among Gen X

Monday, 3 December 2018, 10:40 am | Essilor Vision Foundation

Lack of awareness and vanity are the two main reasons Kiwis don't seek treatment for an age-related vision condition, with Generation X being the worst offenders according to experts. More >>

Eye Care Initiative Announced for Special Olympics

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 2:05 pm | Essilor Vision Foundation

Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes from around NZ will be screened for undiagnosed eye conditions with the support of a local charity. More >>

Winter UV Exposure Could Lead to Vision Loss, Cancer

Monday, 1 May 2017, 11:09 am | Essilor Vision Foundation

Taranaki residents are being warned to be more vigilant about protecting their eyes in winter as lower sun angles and UV exposure on unprotected eyes put them at greater risk of cataracts, ocular melanoma, and skin cancers around the eyelids. More >>

New Study set to Investigate Impact of Poor Vision

Friday, 24 June 2016, 12:54 pm | Essilor Vision Foundation

A new Massey University study is underway to investigate the impact of poor vision on the education potential of low decile primary school students. More >>

Optometrist Warns UV Damage Could Cause Ocular Melanoma

Friday, 8 January 2016, 12:13 pm | Essilor Vision Foundation

A new campaign is underway to raise awareness of the dangers of ocular melanoma due to UV damage. More >>

Kiwi Children Suffering Eye Damage from Excessive Device Use

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 1:19 pm | Essilor Vision Foundation

Eye strain and damaged vision is on the increase amongst children and office workers, and employers and parents need to do more to protect the vision of those in their care, according to a local optometrist. More >>

Thousands of Children may have Undiagnosed Eye Conditions

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 5:15 pm | Essilor Vision Foundation

A new initiative has been launched to investigate and address undiagnosed vision problems in lower decile primary schools by some of the country's top optometrists. More >>