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This image has no alternative text. Eye care in Aggeneys
The Aggeneys eye screening tour was a hive of activity. Over 250 patients were screened at clinics in February. Of these, 62 received cataract...
This image has no alternative text. Stepping up for children
Children are our future and yet those with poor vision often face serious learning challenges at school. That’s why the SANCB’s eye care...
Love in Action Love in Action
Over 20 elderly residents from Love in Action Community Care Old Age Home were provided with free eye screening and treatment last year. We visited...
Mosaic of eye care related photos forming an eye It's Eye Care Awareness Month
80% of blindness is avoidable either through prevention or through treatment – which is why, internationally, Eye Care Awareness Month (ECAM)...
Photo of a fist crushing cigarettes Do your eyes a favour
Smokers are constantly inundated with reasons to quit smoking: from cancer to heart disease and stroke. And we’re adding one more reason to...
Balloon with the words "happy 60th birthday" Guess who's turning 60?
-article by Shakira Hoosain The Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness! The Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness, SA National Council for the...
Picture of two characters with eyes as heads, standing in front of a black board Eye Health is Everyone's Business
October is Eye Care Awareness Month. This South African initiative is held annually during October and is aimed at creating national awareness around...
Picture of flower obscured by black patches Understanding diabetes
Diabetes is a dangerous illness, which can cause irreversible damage to your eyes and can lead to blindness if not treated in time. There’s no...
Photo of two eyes with the caption "Eye Health: It's Everyone's Business" It's Eye Care Awareness Month!
Are you one of millions of people around the world walking around with a sight-threatening disease? Unless you have your eyes checked regularly by a...
Male nurse checking female patient's eye with light Bureau Mobile Tour dates
You can have your eyes screened by one of our mobile Eye Care Division surgery units when they visit the following towns/areas in June 2012. People...