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The Importance of Sunglasses in Everyday Life

11th May 2011
Originally, sunglasses were only worn by wealthy men and women to shield their eyes from the ravages of the sun. Lower-income people were stuck squinting against the glaring light of the sun as they worked in the fields and in the streets providing food a... Read >
Author: Polly Morgan

Protective Cycling Goggles

04th April 2011
Protective Cycling Goggles An essential part of cycling clothing is protective cycling goggles. When you're riding, especially at speed, dust, dirt, insects etc. can easily get in your eyes, causing discomfort and visual impairment, increasing the risk... Read >
Author: luke.raper

Common Vision Problems after a Stroke or Brain Injury

27th October 2008
A stroke can cause several physical and vision problems. Some of the common impairments are hemianopia (hemianopsia), quadrantanopia, vertigo, difficulty in reading and comprehending, trouble recognizing faces, double vision, and more. Hemianopia is a con... Read >
Author: AC Teeple

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Iritis

17th March 2008
Iritis is the most common type of uveitis. Uveitis occurs equally in males and females. Iritis is a form of anterior uveitis and refers to the inflammation of the iris of the eye. There are two main types of iritis: acute and chronic. Acute iritis is a ty... Read >
Author: Juliet Cohen
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