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Use the links below to download graphics and posts to use on websites and social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Please use the hashtag #VisionMatters or #EyeWeek when using materials downloaded from this site.

This page will be updated with new resources each day during the Week. So, keep checking back for updates.

Daily Themes for National Eye Health Week 2020 are:

Monday: Ten Best Eye Health Habits & Be Eye Aware
Tuesday: Ageing Eyes
Wednesday: Digital Eyes / Screen Fatigue
Thursday: Kids’ Eye Health
Fr-eye-day: My Vision Matters Because...
Saturday: Vision & Driving
Sunday: Wearing and Caring For Your Eyewear

 

Sunday 27 September 2020

Safety First. Don’t forget to pop on a pair of safety glasses when doing DIY. Check out the @myvisionmatters Safety Glasses Guide for information on eye protection. http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/downloads/habit-9-diy-eye-safety-a5-flyer.pdf

#EyeWeek #VisionMatters

Eye Safety Twitter Graphic

 

Saturday 26 September 2020

Is your vision fit for driving? Make sure your eyesight’s roadworthy by taking the 20 metre #NumberPlateTest. It’s an easy, everyday check. For information on the legal eyesight standards for driving visit https://gov.uk/driving-eyesight-rules. #EyeWeek #VisionMatters

Eyesight Standards for Driving Twitter Graphic

 

Road crashes involving a driver with poor vision are estimated to cause 2,900 casualties a year. Read the @myvisionmatters Road Safety Blog for advice on keeping your vision roadworthy. http://visionmatters.org.uk/news/news/post/136-road-safety-week-18-a-24-november-2019

#EyeWeek #VisionMatters

Road Safety Twitter Graphic

 

Fr-eye-day 25 September 2020

Good Vision helps us live happy, healthy lives. To celebrate #EyeWeek we’re asking why Vision Matters to you? Tell us by posting a short video or sharing a selfie with this banner  http://visionmatters.org.uk/downloads/my-vision-matters-because...-20.pdf  #VisionMatters #PassItOn

My Vision Matters Because... Banner

 

Thursday 24 September 2020

It's estimated that by the year 2050 more than half of us will be short-sighted. Spending time outdoors has been shown to reduce the risk of myopia (short-sightedness) in children. #EyeWeek #OutdoorPlayHelpsKeepsMyopiaAway

Go Outdoors Twitter Graphic

 

Early detection and diagnosis of common childhood eye conditions is vital. Eye tests for under 16s are free on the NHS #KidsGoFree #EyeWeek

NHS Eye Care Twitter Graphic

 

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Minimise symptoms of screen fatigue by following the 20-20-20 rule – Look up from your screen every 20 minutes & focus on something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. Visit http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/looking-after-your-eyes/screen-smart for more advice for screen users #EyeWeek

Screen Fatigue Twitter Graphic

 

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Discover more about caring for ageing eyes with the #EyeWeek Guide to Retiring with Good Vision  http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/downloads/retiring-with-good-vision-leaflet-nehw-2020.pdf #VisionMatters

Ageing Eyes Twitter Graphic

 

Monday 21 September 2020


Early detection and treatment is vital to prevent avoidable sight loss. If you notice a change in your vision or have any concerns about your eye health call your local optician because #VisionMatters.#EyeWeek

Be Eye Aware Twitter Graphic

Be Eye Aware Instagram Graphic

 

Help keep your eyes and vision healthy with the #EyeWeek 10 Best Eye Health Habits. Eating well, being active and not smoking are all important for maintain good eye health. Find out more here www.visionmatters.org.uk  Because #VisionMatters 

Live Well, See Well Twitter Graphic

 

Eye care services are open and practising safely across the country to provide advice and support in Covid secure environments. If you have a concern about your eye health call your local optician for advice. #VisionMatters #EyeWeek

Here For You Twitter Graphic

 

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