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Taking care of your eyes.An important CWEST topic.Slide2

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Everybody will agree that eye care is very, very important.

Imagine losing your sight when it could have been prevented. Slide3

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.On Earth there are -:

285 million visually impaired people.

246 million have low vision.

39 million people are blind. Slide4

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.In the UK there are -:

360,000

registered

blind or partially sighted people.

However, that figure rises to 1,950,000 who are not officially registered.

That is 1 person in 30!Slide5

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Imagine not seeing your friends or family, your favourite actor, a television programme or your favourite sports team? It would be devastating.Slide6

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Age-Related

Macular Degeneration (AMD

)

(normal vision on the left, AMD on the right).Slide7

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Cataract

(normal vision on the left, cataract on the right).Slide8

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Diabetic eye disease

(normal vision on the left, diabetic eye disease on the right).Slide9

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.So, how can you reduce the risks of becoming partially sighted or even blind?Slide10

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Amongst other good habits……..

Eat healthily Slide11

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Don’t smoke (or give up)Slide12

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Maintain normal blood pressureSlide13

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Maintain a healthy weightSlide14

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.ExerciseSlide15

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes. Visit your GP and/or optician if you recognise deterioration in your eye sightSlide16

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Stay out of very bright lightSlide17

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.COMPETITION TIME!!

22-28 September is National Eye Health Week.

You need to design a poster starting with ‘

Healthy eyes are important because…..’Slide18

CWEST - Taking care of your eyes.Prizes!!

Your poster will be sent away to be judged by a panel of eye experts.

If you win, you’ll get £50 of book tokens and £30 of Love2Shop vouchers!!

Your finished poster needs to be completed by Wednesday, 15 October.

Every student in the school is eligible to take part.

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