The date of this event is unique for each year. World Sight Day is celebrated on the second Tuesday of October, and in 2020, its date falls on October 8. The holiday was established at the initiative of the World Health Organization.
The purpose of the event is to draw public attention to the persistent problem of blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation for people with this ailment. In addition, this day is a global event for the prevention of blindness, and organizations that are closely related to this problem take part in it.
As part of this event, various preventive measures are taken to prevent the disease. In most countries, on this day, anyone can be examined by ophthalmologist for free, because timely eye examinations by specialists can help identify the problem, if a person have any, and take immediate measures for prevention and treatment.
In the Emoji library users have access to a collection of thematic smileys prepared for World Sight Day. With the help of them, everyone can talk about this problem online, discuss it with other users and, thus, attract more attention. Don’t forget that regular visits to your ophthalmologist can help you maintain your sight for many years ahead.
- 🌎 Globe Showing Americas
- 👀 Eyes
- 😎 Smiling Face With Sunglasses
- 👓 Glasses
- 💸 Money With Wings
- 🕶 Sunglasses
- 0️⃣ Keycap: 0
- 1️⃣ Keycap: 1
- 🥸 Disguised Face