Specsavers in Bridgnorth recently visited the Bridgnorth Stroke Club to talk about the importance of eye health.
Teresa Hughes, store director at Specsavers on the High Street, spoke to the group about cataracts and dry eye and how these conditions can affect overall eye health.
‘It was a real pleasure to speak to the group and raise awareness of these conditions,’ Teresa commented. ‘Cataracts particularly affect older people and can go unnoticed for a long time.
‘We want to highlight that early action is important, and encourage people to visit us for regular sight tests that can help spot a variety of conditions before they become bigger problems.’
Teresa added: ‘We’re always keen to get involved with our local community and speaking to groups and clubs is a great way to do this. The team here in Bridgnorth is happy to offer talks to other organisations in the area who may be interested.’
Bridgnorth Stroke Club is a welcoming and friendly club that provides long-term peer support to stroke survivors, carers, family and friends. Members meet once a month and enjoy a range of social and recreational activities including games, meals, visits from speakers and exercise.
The club is run by the Stroke Association, the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. As part of its campaign for better care and treatments, the charity runs over 500 stroke clubs and groups in the UK alone.