Free eye test could save your sight

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

Peo­ple aged 50 and over in Sligo are en­cour­aged to par­tic­i­pate in this year’s Age-Re­lated Mac­u­lar De­gen­er­a­tion (AMD) Aware­ness cam­paign by avail­ing of a free test. AMD is the lead­ing cause of sight loss in Ire­land – al­most 100,000 peo­ple through­out the coun­try have AMD with 7,000 new cases di­ag­nosed each year in the over 50 pop­u­la­tion. Those who wish to avail of a free AMD test in Sligo can visit one of the par­tic­i­pat­ing op­tometrist stores in Sligo be­tween Septem­ber 25 th – 30 th.

Deirdre Cooke Op­tometrist, Car­roll House, Stephen Street; Mul­re­any Guck­ian Op­tometrists, Wine Street; Mul­re­any Guck­ian Op­tometrists, Hum­bert Street, Tub­ber­curry and McPart­lan Op­ti­cians, Mar­ket Cross, Sligo.

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