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Text that says "World Sight Day" and "10 October 2013" More Info on World Sight Day 2013
World Sight Day 2013  falls on 10 October 2013 this year. The global theme this year  is Universal Eye Health, and the call to action is...
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...
Photo of visiting nurses with Bureau staff members Ophthalmic nurses from Botswana visit Council
By Maria Hlonipho The South African National Council for the Blind was honoured by a visit of a delegation of twelve ophthalmic nursing students...
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...
Picture of an orange daisy as viewed by someone with AMD March to the optometrist
Have you ever stared at a computer screen so long that your eyes ached? Did you know that not only do your eyes get tired, but over time your...
The World Sight Day 2010 logo with a gold coloured globe World is winning against preventable blindness
The World Health Organisation (WHO) released preliminary data for the global prevalence of blindness and visual impairment, shortly...
Picture of two people, one being blindfolded. Who will you blindfold on 10 October?
A blindfold’s a great way to show sighted people how the world is experienced by those with low vision or blindness. That’s why the...
Photo of a poster that says "love your eyes" World Sight Day
The theme for World Sight Day on 10 October 2013 has been announced! Internationally, the message of Universal Eye Health will be communicated. We...
Sensitisation A sensory experience!
In August 2015, nine training specialists from Absa Pretoria joined us for a sensitisation training session. They participated enthusiastically in...
Lady Gaga doll eyes phenomenon Goo-Goo Eyed GaGa
Perhaps the saddest aspect to the Lady GaGa doll-eyes phenomenon is that her eyes in the Bad Romance video, were digitally enhanced and not a result...