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 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.
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.
Eye surgeons unite to condemn rationing of cataract operations by half of NHS trusts | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 12 August 2012 Eye surgeons are warning that the rationing of cataract operations by more than half of NHS trusts is putting thousands of patients at risk.
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 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 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.
Women’s eyesight could be suffering because they hold books too closely | UPDATED: 08:46 GMT, 25 June 2012 If you’re a woman who always has her nose in a book don’t hold it so close – it could weaken your eyesight.
Artificial pancreas that helps diabetics sleep safely at night | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 19 June 2012 Nearly nine years after our son Louis was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it’s still painful to recall how it took hold of him.
Less than 6 hours sleep significantly increases risk of a stroke even if you are fit and healthy | UPDATED: 05:29 GMT, 11 June 2012 If you need an excuse for a long lie-in, this could be it.