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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.

Why sight is a gender issue?

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 04/03/20
Women are 1.3 times more likely to be blind than men. She Sees wants to narrow that gap.

Stepping closer to gender equity in four generations

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 26/02/20
As a busy modern woman in Nepal, Dr. Sanjita talks to The Fred Hollows Foundation about being a woman in the eye health profession.

10 EYE-OPENING FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT EYES

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 12/02/20
Eyes. Said to be the windows to our soul, these weird, squishy organs serve many of us every single day. But how much do we really know about them? Let’s take a peek into the complex world of our eyes with these 10 surprising eye facts.

New Operating Theatre for Bangladesh

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 08/01/20
To kickstart the new year, The Fred Hollows Foundation will open a new operating theatre at Baitush Sharaf Eye Hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh later this month.

One Minute with Laura

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 29/10/19
Laura explains how she is inspired by Professor Fred Hollows’ belief that saving sight is “good honest work”.

World Health Organization: World Report on Vision

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/10/19
The purpose of the World Report on Vision is to generate global awareness on the extent of vision impairment and blindness around the world.
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