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People 'afraid to seek treatment' for eye problems

Concerns have been raised recently that, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, people are reluctant to seek treatment for serious conditions. Now a report on BBC Wales has highlighted the problem that people with serious eye problems are risking their sight because of a reluctance to leave their homes.

Although the Chief Executive of Optometry Wales provided reassurance that people would be safeguarded when accessing care, there was also acknowledgement that the cancellation of clinics was a factor. You can read the report on the BBC Wales website.

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