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#Eyesight

From TheJournal.ie People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss Halloween

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss

The supply of contact lenses without an eye examination and prescription is illegal.

From TheJournal.ie 6 optical illusions that'll take you a minute to work out Sponsored By Specsavers

6 optical illusions that'll take you a minute to work out

Seeing is believing – but not always.

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 Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients Second Sight This post contains videos

Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients

A new clinical trial has given hope to people with sight loss.

From TheJournal.ie This simple GIF can tell you whether you need glasses What Do You See?

This simple GIF can tell you whether you need glasses

Einstein or Marilyn Monroe – which do you see?

From TheJournal.ie Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps Flight 4U 9525

Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps

It also emerged today that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, believed to have crashed the plane, sought treatment for problems with his sight.

From TheJournal.ie 'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face' Diabetes

'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face'

Joe McPhilips has told the story of how he went blind, in the hope of reminding people of the importance of correctly managing their diabetes.

Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery

GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists Irish Aid

Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists

The first ever eye specialists have recently graduated from university in Mozambique thanks to the assistance of students from DIT.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight? True Or False

Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight?

“Turn off that feckin’ laptop and go to sleep, Séan, your eyes will fall out of your head by the time you’re thirty” can now be swiftly met with “Eh, Mam, about that…”.

You know you're getting old when...

Can you hear this? WOULD YOU LIKE US TO TURN IT UP?

From TheJournal.ie Opticians launch campaign for improved eyecare for teens Eyesight

Opticians launch campaign for improved eyecare for teens

Opticians are offering free eye exams to all children between the age of 12 and 16 for the month of March.

From TheJournal.ie Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses Rejoyce This post contains videos

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

(Includes one obligatory fact about the eighties cartoon Ulysses 31)

Long missions in space may damage eyesight

Prolonged periods of space travel might damage astronauts eyesight according to new research. NASA say they are not unduly worried.