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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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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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Eye Health
November 27, 2013

3 Types of Pink eye

You know what this is like: itchy, red and pretty awful. Pink eye (aka conjunctivitis) is inflammation (redness and swelling) of the conjunctiva, the outer layer of the membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface.  Pink eye can be very contagious for as long as two weeks after symptoms appear. Pink eye mostly develops from an infection or allergic reaction, and it’s important to diagnose and treat the condition as soon as it starts, to avoid it spreading to other people. Viral and bacterial forms of conjunctivitis can occur in people of any age, but they are more common during…
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