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# eyes - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Trinity researchers make blindness breakthrough

The researchers looked at age-related macular degeneration, which causes blindness in sufferers.

# eyes - Friday 20 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Googly eyes are taking over the world, and we’re okay with that Eyebombing

Googly eyes are taking over the world, and we’re okay with that

It’s called Eyebombing, and it’s about time.

# eyes - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Only people who wear glasses will understand these trials and tribulations Four Eyes

# eyes - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Column: Why are over two thirds of blind people in the world women?

It’s unimaginable to many in the developed world that a person could be last in line for medical care and education simply because of gender – but for millions of women this is the stark reality, writes Michael Marren.

# eyes - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Late aunt of Chinese boy who had eyes gouged out named as suspect

A Hong Kong-based eye expert has offered to treat the boy for free after his eyes were removed in a field.

# eyes - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Blind kitten called Lorcan shows the need for spaying feral cats

Last week was Feral Cat Awareness Week – here’s why people are being encouraged to ‘spay that stray’.

# eyes - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Muppets with human eyes will haunt your nightmares Tumblr Of The Day

# eyes - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 things whose serious purpose is ruined by googly eyes The Eyes! The Eyes!

15 things whose serious purpose is ruined by googly eyes

It’s hard enough out there. Googly eyes make it worse.

# eyes - Friday 23 November, 2012

Why older people struggle to read fine print – study

Older adults rely more on holistic cues, such as word shape, when reading.

# eyes - Monday 12 November, 2012

Bright Eyes week: Parents urged to get children’s eyes tested

Bright Eyes week runs until Saturday and independent optometrists are offering a ’6 point check up’ free of charge or at a nominal cost.

# eyes - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists

The butterflies were found to have abnormalities including smaller wings and damaged eyes.

# eyes - Friday 10 August, 2012

Eyes reveal your sexual orientation

A new study also showed vast differences in the sexuality of men and women.

# eyes - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Three blind mice? New chemical helps sightless mice to see – US study

The findings offer hope of a treatment that could eventually help people who are blind.

# eyes - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge The week in photos: Eye eye Week In Pics This post contains images

The week in photos: Eye eye

A beady eye, an eye for glory and averting one’s gaze… this is the week that was, in photos.

# eyes - Sunday 22 April, 2012

One person with diabetes goes blind each week in Ireland – Diabetes Action

The advocacy group has called for the National Retinopathy Screening Programme to be rolled out soon – saying that Diabetic Retinopathy is one of the leading causes of adult blindness in Ireland.

# eyes - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Doctor claims he can turn your brown eyes blue Peepers This post contains a poll

Doctor claims he can turn your brown eyes blue

A US doctor says he has developed a way to quickly – and permanently – change the colour of a person’s eyes.

# eyes - Monday 19 September, 2011

Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may not as well known as other eye diseases, but it is the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.

# eyes - Friday 6 August, 2010

PHOTOGRAPHER Suren Manvelyan has created a view quite unlike anything we’ve ever seen before; a stunningly intimate look at the windows to the soul.

The Armenian photographer brandishes quite an intimidating CV, which includes both astounding technical ability as a photographer and a PhD in Theoretical Physics.

That said, we recommend that you swallow your envy – if that’s possible – and take a minute to appreciate how weirdly wonderful you really are.