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.

The simple solution to screen fatigue: Scientists say 20 seconds of BLINKING can stop computer users getting eye strain

The simple solution to screen fatigue: Scientists say 20 seconds of BLINKING can stop computer users getting eye strain By Mark Prigg PUBLISHED: 19:42 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:09 GMT, 14 March 2013 Researchers have come up with a simple exercise they claim could stop computer users getting eye strain.

Cataract surgery: Trifocal lens ends need for glasses post-operation

Revolutionary new trifocal lens ends need for glasses after cataract surgery | UPDATED: 21:52 GMT, 29 September 2012 A new trifocal lens implant that offers near, intermediate and distance vision, is revolutionising the treatment of cataracts.

Light Adjustable Lens: How eye implants can be finely-tuned to give patients perfect vision

My adjustable lens means I can see in HD: How a revolutionary operation gave one spectacle-wearer perfect vision | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 11 August 2012 Two years ago, Antonia, Lady Riley couldn’t function without her spectacles.

Woman, 27, who beat cancer twice vows to battle on despite being told she has two months to live due to terminal brain tumour

Woman, 27, who beat brain cancer twice vows to fight on despite being given months to live Brain tumour has returned for a third time – and surgeons are unable to operateDespite bleak prognosis, Lyndsey refuses to give up hope | UPDATED: 23:32 GMT, 30 July 2012 Lyndsey Roughton is battling a third brain tumour.

Children"s author Jan Fearnley awarded 250,000 after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision

Children's author awarded 250,000 after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred visionJan Fearnley, 47, went to private clinic to cure her short-sightednessEnded up permanently scarred when surgeon 'fumbled' with equipment Ophthalmologist responsible found guilty of professional misconductWriter awarded compensation after settling with doctor's insurers | UPDATED: 13:18 GMT, 8 July 2012 A children’s author and illustrator has been awarded 250,000 in compensation seven years after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision.