At least a third of people over the age of 65 years report falling at least once per year, with about half of these people reporting multiple falls. These guidelines provide recommendations for Optometrists and Opticians regarding how to best manage their older patients to minimise the risk of falls.
ECOO’s November 2019 newsletter is here, featuring highlights from the General Assembly in Athens, as well as news from the World Council of Optometry and the European Academy of Optometry and Optics. Click here to get your copy!
On 8 October 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released its long-awaited World Report on Vision. It sets out the importance of healthy vision and highlights the burden of preventable sight loss around the world. The report also outlines guidance on how to expedite progress on tackling eye care challenges. In his foreword, WHO’s Director […]
ECOO is delighted to announce the publication of its third edition of the Blue Book, a valuable aggregation of data on the professions of optometry and optics in countries across Europe.
It is the only publicly available compilation of data that offers a comparative and comprehensive view on these two professional groups across 30 countries. Information is gathered through surveys filled in by ECOO members and partners.