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# eyesight - Thursday 21 May, 2020

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

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

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

Seeing is believing – but not always.

# eyesight - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

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

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 This post contains videos

Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients

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

Einstein or Marilyn Monroe – which do you see?

# eyesight - Sunday 29 March, 2015

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

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'

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

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

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

GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.

# eyesight - Monday 28 April, 2014

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

# eyesight - Sunday 2 March, 2014

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

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

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

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

# eyesight - Sunday 1 September, 2013

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

“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

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

You know you're getting old when...

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

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 This post contains videos

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

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

# eyesight - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

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

Long missions in space may damage eyesight

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