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UK Optometrists Reveal Technology Related Eye Strain on the Rise – Learn More About Vision Health at Optegra's Open Evening in Manchester on September 1, 2017


Guildford, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/29/2017 -- As per the latest Vision of Britain 2017 report, more than two thirds (63 percent of optometrists have noticed an increase in patients with tech-related eye strain in the past five years, and 57 percent said that excessive use of games consoles, smartphones and computers can definitely lead to eye strain. With technology usage on the rise in all spheres of our lives, these alarming statistics come as no surprise.

Questions like what is digital eye strain, how to protect vision, what advancements have been made in the field of vision correction can all be answered by attending Optegra's open evening in Manchester on September 1, 2017 at 6.30 PM. The event will have a special focus on Laser Eye Surgery and Lens Replacement (Clarivu), both outpatient procedures that can free oneself from the shackles of visual aids permanently.

As laser eye surgery is unregulated in the UK, it makes the need for in depth research even more critical to ensure the best possible experience and outcomes. The Manchester evening is a perfect opportunity for prospective patients thinking about vision correction to interact with Optegra surgeons and the Eye Care team. Further, it allows participants to learn about the latest advancements in vision correction field that can transform lives.

The Open Evening in Manchester will be led by Optegra's Consultant Surgeon Mr. Say Aun Quah. A well-known figure in the Ophthalmology field, Mr. Quah is also recognised for his peer reviews published in scientific journals and his association with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. The evening begins with a warm welcome by Optegra's eye care team. The informal structure of the open evening encourages participants to engage with one another. The experience provides an opportunity for patients to learn about groundbreaking procedures that have revolutionised the world of Ophthalmology and Vision Correction. At the end of the open evening, attendees can get a guided tour of Optegra's dedicated eye hospital, where the full spectrum of ophthalmic procedures is performed. For those who want further help, a free vision correction consultation may be booked to assess eye problems and determine suitability for treatments.

The venue for the open evening in Manchester is Optegra Eye Hospital located at One Didsbury Point 2 The Avenue, Didsbury Manchester M20 2EY (sat-nav use postcode M20 2EA). Complimentary light refreshments are provided. Due to the high popularity of these events, attendees are encouraged to book their space in advance to attend the Open Evening in Manchester.

To find out why Optegra is UK's most trusted eye health care provider recommended by GPs & optometrists, its wide range of treatments and money saving offer visit or call 0808 273 6059 Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 9am-4pm.

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About Optegra Eye Health Care
Optegra Eye Health Care is a specialist provider of ophthalmic services in the UK, China, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany. Optegra operates nationwide eye hospitals and clinics in the UK and brings together leading edge research and medical expertise, state-of-the-art surgical equipment and top ophthalmic surgeons renowned for their areas of expertise to offer excellent clinical outcomes in laser eye surgery, lens replacement (Clarivu™), cataract removal, AMD, vitreoretinal and oculoplastic procedures all carried out in five-star patient facilities.

Optegra Eye Health Care operates seven dedicated eye hospitals based in Birmingham, Central London, Hampshire, Manchester, North London, Surrey and Yorkshire.


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