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.

Autocue was a blur before my miracle op: This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford says her sight is fixed for good

Autocue was a blur before my miracle op: This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford says her sight is fixed for goodTV presenter had lens replacement surgery to fix eye problemRuth Langsford's sight began deteriorating in her early 40s By Alasdair Glennie PUBLISHED: 01:41 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 12 March 2013 She's an unflappable presence on morning TV who hardly ever fluffs her lines – no matter how often her co-presenter husband interrupts.

Can you trust 70 specs from the supermarket? As Asda and Tesco take on the opticians, an eye expert examines if cut-price glasses are a prescription…

Can you trust 70 specs from the supermarket As Asda and Tesco take on the opticians, an eye expert examines if cut-price glasses are a prescription for trouble | UPDATED: 23:15 GMT, 23 April 2012 Twenty years ago, it was pretty much impossible to buy a pair of prescription glasses for less than a few hundred pounds.