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Eye Health
October 31, 2016

Are you colour blind?

If you’re a sporting fan, you’ll be very familiar with the term “colour blindness”, after all how many referees suffer from this very serious condition! There is a common belief that if you are colour blind, you can only see everything in black and white, and a bit of grey in between. Well, there’s good news and bad when it comes to busting this myth. The good news, is that even if you are colour blind, you are most often still able to see colour which means the bad news is that doing a Rubik’s cube will still be impossible!…
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Eye Health
October 20, 2016

Could it be cataracts?

Do you have trouble reading the small print on medicine bottles or food labels? Has driving at night become a nearly impossible task? Are you having difficulty writing out cheques or filling out forms? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have a cataract in one or both of your eyes. (more…)
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Eye Health
April 5, 2016

A clear vision: glasses or contact lenses?

Did you squint when you read the headline? You may need your vision corrected – it’s time to go and see an optometrist. (more…)
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Eye Health
September 25, 2015

What happens during an eye check-up?

Reading, writing and researching is part of being a student. It’s great for your future career, but it’s going to take its toll on your eyes – when was the last time you had your eyes tested? (more…)
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Eye Health
September 24, 2015

What is pink eye?

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as “Pink eye”, is basically what medically refers to any sort of inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye. The conjunctiva is the outer, wet surface of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids. (more…)
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Eye Health
September 10, 2015

What do you know about your eye colour?

Why are there different types of eye colour? Is it to tell us apart from each other? Let’s take a look at the mystery of the different types of eye colour. Before reading any further, go and look in the mirror and check your exact eye colour, got it? Good! (more…)
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blindness
Eye Health
March 4, 2015

What it’s like to see through an eye condition

Blindness affects many people across the world. While some eye diseases occur from birth, others can be hereditary, or can come about through lifestyle. What you might not know is that certain eye conditions have different effects on your vision. For example, glaucoma starts off with the loss of peripheral vision, whereas cataracts causes ones vision to blur. Here are four of the most common eye diseases, and what the world might look like for those with any of these conditions. (more…)
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Eye Health
September 9, 2014

Taking care of your contacts

Contact lenses are right up there in the list of inventions that have made our lives better – think about it: no misting-up in the rain, an unobstructed view, and you can wear any sunglasses you like! (more…)
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Eye Health
February 27, 2014

Can you IMPROVE your eyesight by looking at a screen?

Is it actually possible to improve your eyesight by looking at a screen? According to scientists, there’s a new eye training programme that can. Login to read more.
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