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This year's National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 24 to 30 September 2018, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all.

Vision really matters. Sight is the sense people fear losing the most, yet many of us don’t know how to look after our eyes – National Eye Health Week aims to change all that!

Macular disease is Britain's
leading cause of sight loss


have been diagnosed with macular disease since the start of National Eye Health Week.

Every seven minutes of every single day someone in the UK will be diagnosed with this sight-threatening eye condition.

What's going on?

Find out what's happening in your local area and register your own National Eye Health Week activities and events on our online calendar.

Calendar of events

Who's taking part?

Click here for a list of some of the organisations who have taken part in National Eye Health Week.

See who took part  


Get involved!

Registrations for hard copy resource packs have now CLOSED. However you can still download these resources and more from our electronic resource centre.

Visit the electronic resource centre