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Could Spending Too Much Time Indoors Be Damaging Children’s Eyes?

A new scientific study has indicated that children who spend too much time indoors may be putting their eyesight at risk for short-sightedness (myopia).

The study, conducted by the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discovered that a specific cell in the retina may dysfunction if insufficient natural light is received. Scientists believe that the cell dysfunction may cause myopia.

Children who spend too much time indoors are likely to lack sufficient natural light. This could lead them to be prone to myopia, the study suggests.

The Newly-Discovered Retinal Cell

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New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionise Eye Health

Eye health is more important than ever.

With the latest statistics suggesting that a blindness epidemic is on the horizon, it’s evident that more needs to be done across the globe towards improving the way we screen eye diseases and disorders. In answer to this, researchers at the University of Rochester have been developing a new eye imaging technique to change the way that eye health is assessed.

This new technology is the first to ever be able to monitor individual cells at the back of the eye; an area that is often affected with vision loss diseases such as glaucoma. This new way

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Everything You Need to Know About: Cataracts

Every year over 300,000 cataract operations are performed in the UK, making the surgery the most common surgical procedure in Britain today. Although cataracts can affect people of any age, it is in later life that many of us will develop the condition. This guide will explore the essential facts about cataracts, helping you to get to grips with the optical condition.


 
What are cataracts?

Cataracts are a condition that cause vision to become cloudy. The condition affects the

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Glassesgate: Cristiano Ronaldo Could Be In Trouble Over Specs Worn At Contract Signing

There are many moments that spring to mind when we shout out “I was there” or “where were you,” such as the Queen’s coronation in 1953 or who shot Mr. Burns at a pinch.

Moments in history when time stood still just for one second. How about the contract unveiling of one of the best footballers in the world? Possibly.

In today’s modern football world, money and fame has gone mad for many. Streams of supporters wait in line at the airport in the wee hours of the morning like crazed Beatlesque fans.

Or the way in which people will do anything to have just one second with their favourite

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SPEX Sees New Dating App For Glasses Wearers

Dating and love is very much in the air around winter time. You know, that feeling of snuggling up to someone over a roaring fire with Bing Crosby’s dulcet tones on the wireless.

Many strive for the ultimate companion by taking to social media and dating apps to broaden their horizons.  Ranging from Tinder to JCrush, there are a host of dating apps on both iOS and Android platforms.

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Looking for love can prove to be a minefield full of mishaps and crazy dating capers.  But what about if you are a glasses wearer? Well

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Snapchat At It Again With launch of Bizarre Vending Machine

One of the hottest products gaining as much momentum as a runaway freight train is Snapchat’s sunglasses. This video capturing eyewear has taken the social media world by storm.

Continuously hitting the headlines, Snapglasses has gone one step further in the run up to the holiday season. As if taking videos on the move was not enough for the Twitterati. It appears that Snapchat intends to outdo others with the mysterious installation of yellow vending machines.

These luminous and imposing machines don’t dispense drinks or even snacks. Au contraire mon ami, the bright vending products distribute

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NFL Star Forced to Wear Glasses Following Concussion

There’s only so much hoopla we can take, especially after the furore surrounding Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 Presidential election.

Well, there is of course American Football. Considered to be the ultimate in razzmatazz, NFL football has swept the nation like Storm Angus. The glitz not to mention the glamour of NFL cheerleaders and all has seen America’s favourite sport cross the pond.

Over the last few years, fans have been witness to a number of different sporting events. Taking place at the home of football, Wembley Stadium, American football has taken over the hallowed turf

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