According to RLSS UK, every year 400 preventable deaths by drowning are reported and for EACH of those there is an estimated 300 near misses.
To avoid these, they have developed the following water safety tips for:
Spot the dangers
Go with a Friend
Learn what to do in an Emergency
Here is our optometrist James Sutton discussing some aspects of water safety with the President of the Swimming Teacher Association, Richard Timms.
As heard on BBC radio
Stay safe this summer, see everyone clearly in the pool, sea or spa with prescription swimming goggles.
Excitement was mounting as The Red Carpet opened at the biggest beauty event of the year, The Beauty Awards 2019 with ASOS.
James and Michelle Sutton from Eye Care Cosmetics were lucky to have not one but TWO cosmetics competing in the final and even luckier to win the New Eye Innovation Award 2019 for their Waterproof Eyeliner.
Now is the time to check if your prescription goggles have survived the winter at the bottom of your swim bag, or if you can still see clearly through the lenses. With summer on its way, you may want to think about changing from clear to tinted or even mirrored lenses.
Well it's a hello to summer sunshine at last. Now's the time to say goodbye to winter holidays on the slopes and pack away your skis and skiing mask. However, if you are anything like us you are already planning your summer holiday.
“As a pharmacist I see that keeping fit is important and am keen to promote the eye health and water safety benefits of prescription goggles and masks.”
Michelle Sutton (BPharm MRPharmS)
Founder of Prescription Swimming Goggles