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Sufferers of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will be familiar with its symptoms. However, many people may have never heard of the condition, which seriously affects the eyesight in elderly people. That is why BBC show EastEnders has decided to shine a light on it and has teamed up with the Royal National Institute of Blind […]

Playing computer games has long-been thought to reduce vision and make eyesight worse. However, some games buck the trend, as they have been found to improve eyesight in visually impaired children. Scientists at the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University have discovered that playing children-friendly action games for eight hours can make kids with visual […]

Contact lens care is relatively easy as long as you follow a few golden rules, such as never sleeping in them and ensuring that you clean them properly on a daily basis. But what should you clean them with? If someone suggests that you use tap water because you’ve run out contact lens solution, make […]

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the biggest cause of blindness here in the UK, with over 600,000 people affected – but unless steps are taken now to fund vital medical research, 400 new cases of the condition could be diagnosed by the year 2050, with 1.3 million people suffering as a result. Research from the […]

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Fresh warnings have been issued about the dangers of wearing contact lenses for longer than recommended after a woman from Liverpool tore off part of her cornea trying to remove a lens that had been in place for ten hours – two hours longer than the recommended maximum eight hours. Meabh McHugh-Hill has been told […]

Boots Opticians has released a green paper that emphasises the need for better children’s eye health education and training in the UK. It based its document on research that revealed a quarter of parents have never taken their children for an eye test, while many wrongly believe their kids’ sight is being assessed at school. […]