October 11, 2023

World Sight Day

In the week that marks World Sight Day (October 12), the Portuguese Ophthalmological Society warns of the importance of protecting workers' eyesight and thus helping to prevent the occurrence of work-related eye injuries - sincearound 3.5 million eye injuries occur in the workplace every year.

https://www.medjournal.pt/pt/noticias-saude-humana/ultimas-noticias/todos-os-anos-ocorrem-cerca-de-35-milhoes-de-lesoes-oculares-no-local-de-trabalho/

To mark the anniversary, and in conjunction with SPO Jovem and the OneSight EssilorLuxottic Foundation, a screening was held for children and young people at Casa Pia in Lisbon.