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We'll be publishing new digital and social media resources every day during National Eye Health Week. The resources will be linked to our daily themes.

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

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TUESDAY - Focus on Macular Disease

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#MacularDisease is the UK's biggest cause of blindness. It affects more people than Alzheimer's, yet many people remain unaware of what it is and who is affected. Visit www.visionmatters.org.uk to find out more #EyeWeek

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NEHW Twitter Graphic All about Macular Disease

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Every seven minutes of every single day someone in the UK will be diagnosed with advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Discover ways to minimise your risk here http://bit.ly/2pzkp1W #EyeWeek

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NEHW18 Twitter Graphic amd in numbers

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MONDAY – You and Your Eye Health

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The UK’s eye health is not looking good! A million people are living with ‘avoidable’ sight loss – leaving them unable to do things such as drive. Keep your eyes and vision healthy by having regular eye tests #EyeWeek #VisionMatters

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NEHW18 Twitter Graphic Eye Test

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Half of all sight loss is avoidable. Take part in the #EyeWeek quiz & find out if your lifestyle could be affecting your eye health & putting you at risk of sight loss http://www.visionmatters.org.uk/looking-after-your-eyes/eye-health-calculator #VisionMatters #EyeHealthCalculator

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NEHW18 Twitter graphic Eye Health Calculator

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Get eye fit. Being physically active has been shown to reduce your risk of visual impairment by 58 per cent versus somebody with a sedentary lifestyle. #EyeWeek #VisionMatters

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NEHW18 Twitter Graphic Active

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Watch your weight! A Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30+ has been linked to the four most common causes of sight loss: macular disease, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy. #EyeWeek

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NEHW18 Twitter graphic weight

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