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19th November 2017

Free Glaucoma Screening available


As part of this year’s World Sight Day The Lions Club of Ipswich have teamed up with the Observatory Opticians to offer free Glaucoma Screening to Ipswich residents on Saturday 11th October at the Ipswich Tourist Information Centre from 10am and 2pm.

Glaucoma is Condition that can affect your eyesight, and is usually caused by the build up of pressure within the eye. Any damage to your vision caused by glaucoma can’t be repaired so it’s important to get an early diagnosis and treatment.

The Glaucoma Screening is quick and painless and is over in seconds, however this simple test could prevent sight loss by detecting Glaucoma in this early stages.

The screening will take place by a fully a qualified Optometrist and Dispensing Opticians from the Observatory Opticians, who have very kindly given up their time to offer this free test.

The Mayor of Ipswich, Bill Quinton is expected to arrive at 10am to be one of the first to take part in the Glaucoma Screening.

The free Glaucoma Screening will take place from 10am until 2pm on Saturday 11th October at The Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephens Lane, Ipswich and everyone is welcome to attend.

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