Surf Life Saving South Australia’s season has officially launched and this year, clubs are leading by example and calling on South Australians to take sun protection more seriously – especially when it comes to looking after eye health.
Ahead of peak season, State Life Saving Operations Manager Ben Laurenson and State Life Saving Officer Sonya Williamson will pay a visit to their local optometrist to have an eye health check to ensure they are taking the right measures to care for their eyes in the sun and are encouraging South Australians to do the same.
“We heavily rely on our vision when we are on patrol. It’s so important that we are focused and aware of our peripheral vision. Identifying a potential risk in the water before it becomes a hazard can sometimes be the difference between a person being in a life-threatening situation or not.” Ben says.Read More