Category: Eye Health

Vision Van Macular Week 2017

Putting a spotlight on macular degeneration – one of the most common causes of sight loss

As the UK gets set to welcome Macular Week (26 June – 2 July), we’re hitting the roads in our Vision Van.

Retinoblastoma Awareness Week Vision Express

Highlighting the importance of children’s eye health this Retinoblastoma Awareness Week

In support of Retinoblastoma Awareness Week, Vision Express will be raising awareness for the rare eye cancer.


New Year – New glasses for celebrity stylist Gemma Sheppard’s family

Gemma Sheppard and family visits Nottingham Vision Express for their annual eye test.

The white VS blue debate is back! But why do we all keep seeing these colours so differently?

Following the white/gold vs blue/black dress debate comes the bag. But why do people see colours so differently?


Preparing for Ride4Sight 2016

In September over 30 volunteers from Vision Express will take part in a 200 mile 2 day cycle to raise money for CHECT

Vision Express Manchester Arndale Optometrist Zaira

Zaira goes to Africa

Vision Express optometrist Zaira will visit Ethiopia to deliver much-needed eye care to disadvantaged communities


Protecting your eyes from Macular Degeneration

For Macular Week 2016, Vision Express have been busy raising awareness for macular related conditions.


Onboard the Phelophepa Train of Hope Part 2

Samantha Davidson travels onboard the Phelophepa Train to treat patients in South African town of Delareyville.


Onboard the Phelophepa Train of Hope Part 1

Samantha Davidson writes about her experiences in South Africa aboard the Phelophepa Train of Hope.


Framing the Icon – The Glasses of Buddy Holly

Along with his talent, Buddy Holly's thick black horn-rimmed glasses made him into a rock icon.