British children who spend more time outside "are less likely to become short-sighted"

Children who spend more time outside 'are half as likely to become short-sighted' Spending time outside in natural light reduced the risk of myopia in children whether they were active or not | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 2 August 2012 Outdoorsy: Spending time in natural light has been linked with improving sight Children who spend more time outside are less likely to become short-sighted, a study claims.

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.