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Ugandan children see bright future thanks to British book donation

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Over 1,000 specialist books to help improve early detection of vision issues in children will be distributed throughout northern Uganda thanks to Optical Express, a leading UK eye care provider. Milton Keynes based charity, Lightforce International, will receive the books in support of their international work in the Lira region of Uganda.

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Over 800 Optical Professionals Give Laser Eye Surgery The Thumbs Up

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A campaign aimed at changing perceptions of laser eye surgery within the optical sector across the UK and Ireland has been overwhelmingly successful – with over 800 optical professionals choosing Optical Express to meet their laser eye surgery needs.

The initiative saw Optical Express launch an open promotion, available to any General Optical Council registered optical professional or student, under which they provided laser eye surgery completely free of charge.

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Sustainably Stylish Frames Hit The UK

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Blending glamour with green, the world’s most eco-friendly glasses are now available nationwide thanks to Optical Express.

Created by renowned Italian luxury eyewear designer MODO – loved by Leonardo Di Caprio and Hayden Panetierre – these cat-walk ready fashionable frames are made from 95% recycled material.

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Brits Settling For Quick Fixes In 2014

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Getting rid of cheating partners, swearing less and having more sex are among the big priorities for Brits in 2014 according to new research.

However, despite aiming high the majority of people are unwilling to invest time and money in making long-term changes that would benefit their lifestyle – instead preferring quick fixes such as new clothes and makeovers.

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Ian Makes Waves To Raise Funds For Charity

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A man who lost his arm in an horrific accident has taken the plunge for charity.

Ian Mulligan, 51, swam an impressive 40 lengths in under an hour to raise funds for Wheels for All.

The charity adapts bicycles so they can be ridden by people with disabilities – like Ian.

The 51-year-old lost his arm in a motorbike accident in the early 1980s when he was just 18.

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