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#optometrists

# optometrists - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Ireland's worst blackspot: patients in Cork are waiting 5 years for surgery

The shortest waiting list still sees patients wait more than a year for treatment, according to the Association of Optometrists Ireland.

# optometrists - Saturday 27 October, 2018

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss

The supply of contact lenses without an eye examination and prescription is illegal.

# optometrists - Sunday 4 February, 2018

If you're waiting for an eye procedure there's a good chance you'll be waiting over a year

About 35% of those seeking outpatient treatment have been waiting over 12 months.

# optometrists - Sunday 17 September, 2017

More Irish people are waiting for an eye appointment than any other kind

The Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) said crisis-level delays in eye-care are compromising health.

# optometrists - Friday 28 October, 2016

Optometrists are warning people not to wear cosmetic contact lenses this Halloween

Optometrists say the lenses were proven to increase the risk of damage to eyes.

# optometrists - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Eye exams for schoolchildren have been cut by the HSE

The HSE states that there is no evidence that supports the effectiveness of the screening programme.

# optometrists - Monday 12 November, 2012

Bright Eyes week: Parents urged to get children's eyes tested

Bright Eyes week runs until Saturday and independent optometrists are offering a ’6 point check up’ free of charge or at a nominal cost.