Social responsibility is a key value for Optegra and all our processes and practises are built on this foundation.
We work with our employees, consultant surgeons, customers and local communities to help improve the lives of others by dedicating our time, money and services. We have carried out a range of different activities to help support various worthy charities and causes.
Guildford Rugby Club gets to know their eyes
Optegra were delighted to sponsor the mini gala event held by the Guildford Rugby Club for players under 10, 11 and 12. The team from Optegra Eye Hospital Surrey attended the event and ran a fun competition for the young players to raise awareness about eye conditions and how they can affect your everyday life.
Optegra surgeon makes Kilimanjaro charity trip
Optegra surgeon, Mr Mark Wevill, has completed a lifetime ambition by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with his family. He also contributed to the region’s local eye health care while on his visit by taking with him a selection of cataract surgery instruments, donated by Optegra Eye Health Care.
Optegra optometrist supports blind school in Ethiopia
Jo Sheetal-Thethy, Resident Optometrist at Optegra Eye Hospital North London, travelled to Mekelle School for the Blind in Northern Tigray, Ethiopia with a UK registered charity Sight Aid International (SAI).
The purpose of the two week trip was to screen the visually challenged children and where possible provide glasses, low vision aids, and education on hygiene and cleanliness to prevent further complications.
Optegra Eye Health Care announces new charity partnership
Leading specialist eye hospital group, Optegra Eye Health Care today announces a new partnership with UK-based charity, Fight For Sight.
A consultant eye surgeon at Optegra Yorkshire Eye Hospital is making his final preparations for a trip to Sudan in North Africa.
Optegra eye surgeon carries out emergency relief in Sudan
Local Optegra surgeon helps raise funds through Guinness-World Record breaking game of cricket!
A Hampshire eye surgeon was part of the ‘Mt Kili Madness’ team, a group of 30 men and women who have broken the world record for the highest game of cricket.
Local eye hospital supports SIFA Fireside
For Christmas 2014, staff at Optegra Birmingham Eye Hospital dedicated the festive period to helping others, by donating to a local charity – both with products and their time.
Ophthalmic experts host optometrist training
Leading eye hospital group, Optegra, teamed up with Vision Express to host a series of training events.
Optegra cycle for Vision Aid Overseas
Specialist eye care hospital group Optegra has raised £2,400 for its nominated corporate charity Vision Aid Overseas (VAO).
Optegra, the specialist eye hospital group, has launched a series of peer review events to bring together optometrists for discussion on key conditions and eye health issues.
Optegra launches peer-review programme for optometrists
New partnership will benefit patients
Patients are expected to benefit from a new partnership between The University of Manchester and the leading eye care specialist Optegra.
Optegra partnership with Aston University
Aston University recently hosted a workshop in partnership with Optegra, specialist provider of ophthalmic services, to explore potential research collaborations between the two organisations.