Britain's eye health in focus
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Britain's eye health in focus

A major new study into the nation's attitude and behaviour towards eye health, 'Britain's Eye Health in Focus' indicates that Britain could be heading towards an eye health crisis due to the ageing population, poor diet and a lack of awareness of eye diseases.

The report was compiled via research undertaken by independent research consultancy FreshMinds amongst a nationally representative sample of 4,004 adults aged 18-60 living in the UK. Research was conducted online in May 2010. To develop a better understanding of people who are of Asian and African-Caribbean descent – groups at higher risk of certain eye diseases – a further 300 respondents, 150 from each group, were recruited for separate analysis.

Read the full press release here.



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