Useful Contacts and Links
At My Local Optician we aim to provide information that you may find useful in searching for further information on any aspect of eye care or eye wear. If you would like a link to your site, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details. We would expect to receive reciprocal links for any links placed. If you provide a product or service on a commercial basis then please see our advertising details pages for further information about how we can help you.
Useful Information Sites
Look Up is a website for adults with learning disabilities, family carers, eye care professionals and health and social care staff. Look Up is a growing resource of information on eye care and vision for people with learning disabilities.
Charities and Support Groups
Action for Blind People
Action for Blind People is one of the largest charities in the UK providing free and confidential support for blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of their lives.
The EyeCare Foundation
The EyeCare Foundation is an educational and supportive resource for eye cancer and macular degeneration patients, their families, and physicians.
International Glaucoma Association
The IGA is a patient-based organisation which works to prevent glaucoma blindness by providing information, literature and advice.
The Macular Disease Society
The Macular Disease Society aims to build confidence and independence for those with central vision impairment. We are the only UK charity dedicated to helping people with macular degeneration.
Optometry Giving Sight
Optometry Giving Sight was established in 2003 to address the needs of the 300 million men, women and children around the world who are blind or vision impaired simply because they donít have access to an eye exam and a pair of glasses.
Our purpose is to enable individuals who are blind or partially sighted with additional disabilities to achieve their full potential. SeeAbility enables people to realise opportunities, make choices and enhance their quality of life.
Products and Suppliers
Eye Test and Examinations
Group of opticians in the South West