Optical Express works with eco-charities for World Ocean Day

Optical Express collaborated with environmental charities Ocean Generation and Marine Conservation Society as part of activities to support World Ocean Day on June 8.   

A donation of £10,000 was fundraised for Ocean Generation through contributions from UK and Irish optometrists and pre-reg optometrists that received free laser eye and lens replacement surgery as part of an Optical Express campaign aimed at highlighting the environmental benefits of vision correction surgery compared to alternative solutions.  

Meanwhile, Glasgow-based Optical Express volunteers worked alongside the Marine Conservation Society to clean up litter from Troon South Beach between June 10-11.  

Optical Express founder and CEO David Moulsdale said: ‘In eye care, the environmental impact of our industry is often overlooked, but Optical Express wants to lead the decarbonisation of the industry and make it fully sustainable.

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