On the occasion of World Sight Day 2014, EFAB and the ECV organised a dinner event with Members of the European Parliament on addressing the challenge of preventable blindness. ECOO professionals were also present in the European Parliament with an information stand offering digital retina photography and providing information about vision and eye health.
The press release on the cost of blindness can be viewed here.
The ECV press release is available here.
The European Council of Optometry and Optics (ECOO) is the European umbrella organisation which represents the interests of more than 75,000 optometrists and opticians from 26 European countries.