Eye Care Awareness Month is commemorated from 20 September to 17 October to raise awareness about the importance of eye health, specifically around the prevention and treatment of avoidable blindness.

Each medical scheme has individualised terms and conditions as well as benefits when it comes to optical benefits. Most Optometry Benefits could include eye tests, glasses, and frames, contact lenses, and certain surgical procedures.

Should you be interested in managing your eye care through your medical aid, contact a Glopin Healthcare Consultant for guidance on available benefits.

Top 3 Eyecare Tips

  • Limit screen time or take breaks from the computer screen, television, or mobile devices.
  • Protect your eyes from the sun and ultraviolet rays by wearing sunglasses.
  • Eat well to ensure you get all the necessary minerals and vitamins to support good eye hea