Teachers kept telling him he was lazy and he kept missing the football during games – but really, he just couldn’t see clearly. Read this article to see how a prize winning eye doctor’s childhood was revolutionised by a visit to the optician – and how he has used that inspiration to create an app that might help thousands of children in areas of the world where access to eye care is limited (close to our heart after Ian and Tanya’s recent trip to Kenya.: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44697342
As the end of the school holidays approach, do book an appointment to get your child’s eyesight checked soon, if it hasn’t been one of your holiday jobs. Remember, all children under 16 are entitled to an NHS-funded sight test.