Parasite in eyeball: Teenage girl Ashley Hyde nearly loses sight after infection from contact lens

Teenage girl nearly loses her sight after parasite grows on her contact lens and begins eating through her eye By Paul Thompson PUBLISHED: 18:02 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:15 GMT, 29 March 2013 A teenager has told how she almost lost her eyesight after a parasite grew on her contact lens and began eating through her cornea.

Policeman who wore glasses for 20 years discovers his bad eyesight was actually caused by a BRAIN TUMOUR

Policeman who wore glasses for 20 years discovers his bad eyesight was actually caused by a BRAIN TUMOUR Father-of-one Chris Smith, 35, had worn glasses since the age of 12Two years ago he began suffering from headaches and mood swingsHe was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour which he'd had for 20 yearsAfter surgery to remove the tumour he has 20:20 vision and Mr Smith has made a full recovery” class=”blkBorder” /> Amazing recovery: Chris Smith, who wore glasses for 20 years now has 20:20 vision after surgery to remove a golf ball-sized tumour from his brain, allowing him more time with wife Samantha and baby Freddie, born in November 2012 A policeman who wore glasses for 20 years now has 20:20 vision after surgery to remove a golf ball-sized tumour from his brain.

Teenage girl nearly loses her sight after getting eye infection from contact lens

Teenage girl nearly loses her sight after parasite grows on her contact lens and begins eating through her eye By Paul Thompson PUBLISHED: 18:02 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 28 March 2013 A teenager has told how she almost lost her eyesight after a parasite grew on her contact lens and began eating through her cornea.

Taking aspirin for 10 years could double the risk of eye disorder that causes blindness

Taking aspirin for 10 years could double the risk of sight loss Scientists say taking aspirin for a decade could increase the chance of developing wet AMDThe condition causes swelling and bleeding underneath the macular, at the back of the eyeThis can cause permanent vision loss | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 18 December 2012 Taking aspirin for 10 years could more than double the risk of sight loss, according to a new study.

Boy disabled at birth after doctors failed to spot plummeting blood sugar levels set for 1m payout

Boy disabled at birth after doctors failed to spot plummeting blood sugar levels set for 1m payout | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 9 August 2012 A boy left brain damaged as a baby after doctors failed to spot his blood sugar levels had plummeted is set to be awarded more than 1million in compensation.

Victims of Colombian acid attacks speak out as number of horrific assaults is on the rise

“I say to myself, why live”: Victims of Colombian acid attacks speak out as number of horrific assaults is on the riseAt least 250 women reported victim of Colombian acid attacks in three years Victims this year are already outpacing 2011″sTougher sentences for attackers as penalty increases to 20 years in prison

Thousands could lose their sight as NHS cuts cataract surgery by a quarter

Thousands could lose their sight as NHS cuts cataract surgery by a quarter | UPDATED: 22:55 GMT, 15 July 2012 A vital intervention: Cataract surgery could be cut The eyesight of thousands of elderly people has been put in jeopardy as NHS trusts place harsh restrictions on cataract surgery.

Toddler Wren Bowell survives after falling on pencil which pierced her eye socket and lodged in her brain

One millimetre from death: Toddler survives miraculously after falling on to a pencil which pierced her eye socket and lodged in her brain. Wren Bowell tripped over a stair-gate forcing the pencil she was carrying through her eye socketIt bounced off her eyeball and missed three major blood vessels but ended up jammed 1.5inc into the front of her brainDoctors spent four hours operating on her to save her life and remove a section of her skull