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Over 50,000 people with deteriorating eye conditions waiting for hospital appointments
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Over 50,000 people with deteriorating eye conditions waiting for hospital appointments

May 21st 2020, 6:10 AM 9,985 Views 10 Comments

A large cohort of patients on these waiting lists are older people who report a low quality of life as a result of the lengthy wait for treatment.

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss
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People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss

Oct 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 16,695 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Apr 15th 2016, 10:35 AM 61,278 Views 22 Comments

Seeing is believing – but not always.

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

Dec 1st 2015, 6:05 AM 8,707 Views 27 Comments

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

Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients
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Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients

Jul 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 15,243 Views 4 Comments

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

This simple GIF can tell you whether you need glasses
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This simple GIF can tell you whether you need glasses

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:48 PM 46,371 Views 25 Comments

Einstein or Marilyn Monroe – which do you see?

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

Mar 29th 2015, 2:33 PM 46,834 Views 70 Comments

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

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

Jun 27th 2014, 8:22 PM 22,495 Views 21 Comments

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

Jun 15th 2014, 2:15 PM 6,835 Views 7 Comments

GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.

Forget your glasses today? This video will show you how to see without them
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Forget your glasses today? This video will show you how to see without them

Apr 28th 2014, 11:30 AM 2,976 Views 4 Comments

SCIENCE, BITCH.

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

Mar 2nd 2014, 11:00 AM 7,657 Views 1 Comment

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

Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists
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Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists

Dec 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,118 Views 6 Comments

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

Only people who wear glasses will understand these trials and tribulations
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Only people who wear glasses will understand these trials and tribulations

Dec 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 40,484 Views 84 Comments

Got bad eyesight? We sympathise.

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

Sep 1st 2013, 10:30 AM 60,979 Views 18 Comments

“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...
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You know you're getting old when...

Jul 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 35,296 Views 103 Comments

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

Opticians launch campaign for improved eyecare for teens
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Opticians launch campaign for improved eyecare for teens

Mar 3rd 2013, 4:20 PM 4,444 Views 7 Comments

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

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses
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Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

Jun 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 7,999 Views 12 Comments

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

Long missions in space may damage eyesight
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Long missions in space may damage eyesight

Mar 13th 2012, 5:26 PM 248 Views 4 Comments

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