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# eyesight - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Over 50,000 people with deteriorating eye conditions waiting for hospital appointments
# Eyesight
# Eyesight

Over 50,000 people with deteriorating eye conditions waiting for hospital appointments

May 21st 2020, 6:10 AM 9,912 Views 10 Comments

A large cohort of patients on these waiting lists are older people who report a low quality of life as a result of the lengthy wait for treatment.

# eyesight - Saturday 27 October, 2018

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss
# Halloween
# Halloween

People warned that cosmetic contact lenses could lead to vision loss

Oct 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 16,693 Views 12 Comments

The supply of contact lenses without an eye examination and prescription is illegal.

# eyesight - Friday 15 April, 2016

6 optical illusions that'll take you a minute to work out
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# Sponsored By Specsavers

6 optical illusions that'll take you a minute to work out

Apr 15th 2016, 10:35 AM 61,273 Views 22 Comments

Seeing is believing – but not always.

# eyesight - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight
# Sight
# Sight

Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight

Dec 1st 2015, 6:05 AM 8,696 Views 27 Comments

Almost 4,000 people have been waiting more than 12 months to even see a consultant.

# eyesight - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients
# Second Sight
# Second Sight

Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients

Jul 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 15,243 Views 4 Comments

A new clinical trial has given hope to people with sight loss.

# eyesight - Friday 3 April, 2015

This simple GIF can tell you whether you need glasses
# What Do You See?
# What Do You See?

This simple GIF can tell you whether you need glasses

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:48 PM 46,367 Views 25 Comments

Einstein or Marilyn Monroe – which do you see?

# eyesight - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps
# Flight 4U 9525
# Flight 4U 9525

Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps

Mar 29th 2015, 2:33 PM 46,828 Views 70 Comments

It also emerged today that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, believed to have crashed the plane, sought treatment for problems with his sight.

# eyesight - Friday 27 June, 2014

'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face'

Jun 27th 2014, 8:22 PM 22,493 Views 22 Comments

Joe McPhilips has told the story of how he went blind, in the hope of reminding people of the importance of correctly managing their diabetes.

# eyesight - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery
# Reunited
From The Daily Edge
# Reunited

Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery

Jun 15th 2014, 2:15 PM 6,834 Views 7 Comments

GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.

# eyesight - Monday 28 April, 2014

Forget your glasses today? This video will show you how to see without them
# Sight For Sore Eyes
From The Daily Edge
# Sight For Sore Eyes

Forget your glasses today? This video will show you how to see without them

Apr 28th 2014, 11:30 AM 2,976 Views 5 Comments

SCIENCE, BITCH.

# eyesight - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema

Mar 2nd 2014, 11:00 AM 7,649 Views 1 Comment

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# eyesight - Friday 20 December, 2013

Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists

Dec 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,116 Views 6 Comments

The first ever eye specialists have recently graduated from university in Mozambique thanks to the assistance of students from DIT.

# eyesight - Monday 9 December, 2013

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

Only people who wear glasses will understand these trials and tribulations

Dec 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 40,321 Views 84 Comments

Got bad eyesight? We sympathise.

# eyesight - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight?

Sep 1st 2013, 10:30 AM 56,645 Views 18 Comments

“Turn off that feckin’ laptop and go to sleep, Séan, your eyes will fall out of your head by the time you’re thirty” can now be swiftly met with “Eh, Mam, about that…”.

# eyesight - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

You know you're getting old when...
# Old Old Wooden Ship
From The Daily Edge
# Old Old Wooden Ship

You know you're getting old when...

Jul 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 35,179 Views 103 Comments

Can you hear this? WOULD YOU LIKE US TO TURN IT UP?

# eyesight - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Opticians launch campaign for improved eyecare for teens
# Eyesight
# Eyesight

Opticians launch campaign for improved eyecare for teens

Mar 3rd 2013, 4:20 PM 4,434 Views 7 Comments

Opticians are offering free eye exams to all children between the age of 12 and 16 for the month of March.

# eyesight - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses
# Rejoyce
# Rejoyce

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

Jun 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 7,894 Views 12 Comments

(Includes one obligatory fact about the eighties cartoon Ulysses 31)

# eyesight - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Long missions in space may damage eyesight
# Space Travel
From The Daily Edge
# Space Travel

Long missions in space may damage eyesight

Mar 13th 2012, 5:26 PM 248 Views 4 Comments

Prolonged periods of space travel might damage astronauts eyesight according to new research. NASA say they are not unduly worried.