IGA Drops And You (#DropsAndYou) 2017
Each year the IGA joins together with other eye care charities and organisations to promote the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all through National Eye Health Week. In 2017, the IGA launched a campaign encouraging people to understand the role that eye drops play in glaucoma which demonstrates techniques and equipment which is available to help.
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Pressure checked? 2017
Our pressure checked? campaign was launched in this year's National Glaucoma Awareness Week, 12-18 June 2017. It focusses on eye pressure and the link to glaucoma. More information can be found here.
Men at risk of vision loss from glaucoma 2017
This year's World Glaucoma Week, 12-18 March 2017 focused on the need for men to have regular sight tests, following the launch of research from City University of London which showed that men are at a greater risk of losing their sight than women. Findings showed that men were 16% more likely than women to suffer advanced vision loss on diagnosis. More information can be found here.
Previous campaigns have included:
- Use your eye drops 2016
- Glaucoma and relatives, 2016
- Driving and glaucoma, 2015
- African Caribbean campaign, 2014
- Talk about eyes 2014