Will blue light from electronic devices impact my eye health?

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/08/20

A lot of people rely on their cell phones or electronic products nowadays for work, study or entertainment. Consumers who are worried about their eye health tend to buy blue light blocking glasses, but is this necessary?

Where Does Eye Health Services Fit in a World That Has Changed?

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 03/08/20

While COVID-19 is impacting everybody, everywhere, eye care is among the health interventions most significantly affected by the pandemic.

One minute with Laura

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 13/07/20

Laura Lee, Chief Representative of HK and ASEAN, shares with you our work in a minute

What are the impacts of COVID-19 on people who are blind

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 18/05/20

What are the difficulties for blind patients living in remote areas and what is The Fred Hollows Foundation doing about that.

We cannot forget children like Night

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 07/05/20

With every day that passes, Night is brought closer and closer to permanent blindness.

Story of a Kenyan ophthalmic nurse re-deployed to combat COVID 19

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 21/04/20

If a blind person suffers from COVID-19, it will be very difficult for him to come to the hospital. Their daily life requires extra care, but it is actually very difficult for them to come to the hospital.

World Optometry Day: Spotlight on Optometrists

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 21/03/20

In Asia, refractive error is growing problem. Caused mainly by the shape of one’s eyes, refractive error includes a wide range of conditions such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia. Accounting for 53.4% of cases, the Asia-Pacific region has the highest prevalence of my

10 FOODS THAT ARE GOOD FOR YOUR EYE HEALTH

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 13/03/20

What we eat affects our bodies in both good and bad ways. So it’s not surprising that the food we eat has a direct impact on our eyes. A well-balanced diet helps boost our overall health, but there are certain foods that are eyesight enhancers… and it’s not just carrots!

JC Happiness X Crisathena Fundraising for Sight Restoration

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 12/03/20

The JC Happiness Charity Foundation supports The Fred Hollows Foundation by donating proceeds from a newly launched lipstick line.

Laura Lee: The need to tackle gender gap in health care

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 11/03/20

For women in vulnerable contexts, vision impairment means more than decreased quality of life. In many places where disability access services are rudimentary or non-existent, being blind means that women are confined to their homes and are unable to contribute to household incomes.