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From TheJournal.ie How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life It's In The Eyes

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life

A new study has pinpointed how changes in the blood vessels in your eyes could point to problems later.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why you shouldn't wear novelty contact lenses this Halloween Eye Damage

Here's why you shouldn't wear novelty contact lenses this Halloween

“Cosmetic or coloured contact lenses are often advertised as a fun product to wear but in reality they are extremely dangerous.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year Amd

'Once the damage is done, it's done': This condition is causing sight loss in thousands of Irish every year

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of sight loss in people aged 50 and over in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie More Irish people are waiting for an eye appointment than any other kind In The Eyes

More Irish people are waiting for an eye appointment than any other kind

The Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) said crisis-level delays in eye-care are compromising health.

A different perspective: 10 images of 'nature’s most exquisite creation'

The latest images from a NatGeo special.

From The42 Newly crowned World Darts Champion may need glasses Plan

Newly crowned World Darts Champion may need glasses

“I need my eyes testing” may seem a strange thing for the PDC winner to say, but Gary Anderson is pondering wearing glasses.

From TheJournal.ie Eyes getting sore from looking at a screen? Here's how to ease the pain 12 Days Of Tech

Eyes getting sore from looking at a screen? Here's how to ease the pain

If you have to look at a screen regularly, you may as well make it easy on yourself.

From TheJournal.ie Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight Sight

Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight

Almost 4,000 people have been waiting more than 12 months to even see a consultant.

From TheJournal.ie Want to view the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes? Read this Turn Around Bright Eyes This post contains videos

Want to view the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes? Read this

Bonnie Tyler has some solid advice for you.

16 optical illusions that will melt your brain like an ice-pop

Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity researchers make blindness breakthrough Discovery

Trinity researchers make blindness breakthrough

The researchers looked at age-related macular degeneration, which causes blindness in sufferers.

Googly eyes are taking over the world, and we're okay with that

It’s called Eyebombing, and it’s about time.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are over two thirds of blind people in the world women? Opinion

Column: Why are over two thirds of blind people in the world women?

It’s unimaginable to many in the developed world that a person could be last in line for medical care and education simply because of gender – but for millions of women this is the stark reality, writes Michael Marren.

From TheJournal.ie Late aunt of Chinese boy who had eyes gouged out named as suspect China

Late aunt of Chinese boy who had eyes gouged out named as suspect

A Hong Kong-based eye expert has offered to treat the boy for free after his eyes were removed in a field.

From TheJournal.ie Blind kitten called Lorcan shows the need for spaying feral cats Spay That Stray This post contains videos

Blind kitten called Lorcan shows the need for spaying feral cats

Last week was Feral Cat Awareness Week – here’s why people are being encouraged to ‘spay that stray’.

Muppets with human eyes will haunt your nightmares

They are terrifying.

15 things whose serious purpose is ruined by googly eyes

It’s hard enough out there. Googly eyes make it worse.

From TheJournal.ie Why older people struggle to read fine print - study Ageing

Why older people struggle to read fine print - study

Older adults rely more on holistic cues, such as word shape, when reading.

From TheJournal.ie Bright Eyes week: Parents urged to get children's eyes tested Eyes

Bright Eyes week: Parents urged to get children's eyes tested

Bright Eyes week runs until Saturday and independent optometrists are offering a ’6 point check up’ free of charge or at a nominal cost.

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists Mutation

Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists

The butterflies were found to have abnormalities including smaller wings and damaged eyes.

From TheJournal.ie Eyes reveal your sexual orientation Sexy Eyes

Eyes reveal your sexual orientation

A new study also showed vast differences in the sexuality of men and women.

From TheJournal.ie Three blind mice? New chemical helps sightless mice to see – US study Sight

Three blind mice? New chemical helps sightless mice to see – US study

The findings offer hope of a treatment that could eventually help people who are blind.

The week in photos: Eye eye Week In Pics This post contains images

The week in photos: Eye eye

A beady eye, an eye for glory and averting one’s gaze… this is the week that was, in photos.

From TheJournal.ie One person with diabetes goes blind each week in Ireland - Diabetes Action Health

One person with diabetes goes blind each week in Ireland - Diabetes Action

The advocacy group has called for the National Retinopathy Screening Programme to be rolled out soon – saying that Diabetic Retinopathy is one of the leading causes of adult blindness in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor claims he can turn your brown eyes blue Peepers This post contains a poll

Doctor claims he can turn your brown eyes blue

A US doctor says he has developed a way to quickly – and permanently – change the colour of a person’s eyes.

From TheJournal.ie Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s Sight Loss

Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may not as well known as other eye diseases, but it is the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.

PHOTOGRAPHER Suren Manvelyan has created a view quite unlike anything we’ve ever seen before; a stunningly intimate look at the windows to the soul.

The Armenian photographer brandishes quite an intimidating CV, which includes both astounding technical ability as a photographer and a PhD in Theoretical Physics.

That said, we recommend that you swallow your envy – if that’s possible – and take a minute to appreciate how weirdly wonderful you really are.