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Why Protective Sports Eyewear is an Essential Part Your Kit

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Why Protective Sports Eyewear is an Essential Part Your Kit

Your vision is essential to your sporting performance, so why risk damaging your eyesight? Protective sports eyewear is worn by professionals and novices alike and is essential part of any kit. Protective eyewear is usually worn for three reasons: to protect your eyes against balls, other players and the sun. Glasses or goggles create a…

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Do Carrots Really Help Your Eyesight?

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Do Carrots Really Help Your Eyesight?

In this day and age, we’re all aware of the importance of eating the right foods to maintain our general health. We know we should include more fruit and vegetables in our diet, but can certain nutrients help specific parts of our bodies, like, for example, our eyesight? Carrots and Vitamin A While growing up,…

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Laser Eye Surgery FAQ

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Laser Eye Surgery FAQ

The popularity of laser eye surgery is growing at an exponential rate. Over 100,000 people in the UK alone opt to have this corrective treatment each year. However, the decision to undergo laser eye surgery should not be taken lightly. It’s important to know the facts first, so that you can make a decisive and…

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How To Tell When It’s Time For New Glasses

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How To Tell When It's Time For New Glasses

Image by bjohnson Leading eye doctors recommend regular visits to the opticians to maintain good eye health. But just how often is ‘regularly’? Well roughly every two years unless advised otherwise by your doctor. Your optician will be able to spot any changes in your sight that might require a new prescription but there are…

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Useful Tips To Maintain A Good Eyesight

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Useful Tips To Maintain A Good Eyesight

Good eyesight is very important as it helps you to see the world in clarity without ambiguity. Your eyes are quite delicate and vulnerable to damage and you should do your best to keep them in good condition. Obviously, there are some usual tips like eye exercises and sufficient sleep. But a good diet also…

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Eye Tests: Is My Employer Liable To Pay For This?

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Eye Tests: Is My Employer Liable To Pay For This?

Have you had your eyes tested recently? Do you suffer from headaches and tired eyes? If your job entails working on a computer for long periods of time, it might be a good idea to get your eyes tested. Can’t afford it? It’s more like you can’t afford not to! The good news is though…

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Five Unusual Ways to Improve Your Health in 2013

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Five Unusual Ways to Improve Your Health in 2013

We’re now well on way through 2013, and New Year’s resolutions have almost certainly been broken already – although if you’re keeping yours going, well done! Many people will have been focusing on their health and fitness for the year ahead, attempting to get fit or lose weight so they can feel better about themselves.…

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A Clear View of How Your Eyes Change with Age

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A Clear View of How Your Eyes Change with Age

Few parts of the body have been as romanticized in poetry and other forms of literature as the eyes. Whether you subscribed to the eyes as being the windows of the soul or the beholder of beauty, they still serve a very practical and necessary function- the eyes allow you to see. Like every other…

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Scientists Develop Artificial Retina That Could Restore Normal Vision

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Scientists Develop Artificial Retina That Could Restore Normal Vision

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in potentially restoring vision to the blind. Researchers have uncovered the retina’s neural code for brain communication in order to create a better prosthetic retinal device for blindness – potentially changing the lives of millions around the world. Two scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College have studied the neural…

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