Obesity is increasing in prevalence worldwide, and so is the refuge to weight-loss surgeries. They vary in type, but almost all of them will result in nutritional deficiencies sometime throughout the person's lifetime. Often, these deficiencies are silent and slow until the symptoms attack in what feels like a sudden episode of unexplained changes. Side… Continue reading Weight loss surgery?! What’s it got to do with your eyes?
Author: lana Odeh
The Truth About Carrots
Without a doubt, carrots, like other vegetables and fruit are rich in vitamins and nutrients bringing many benefits to the health of the human body. The tales relating to carrots and eyesight have been numerous across different cultures and times. The debate of whether carrots improve eyesight is a myth or not is still the… Continue reading The Truth About Carrots
An Incompatible With Life Congenital Condition
The shortest of lives....Read along!!
Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma, with a prevalence of just over 55 million people living with the condition WORLDWIDE! It is also the world's leading cause of blindness. What's really crushing is that it can be easily prevented if detected early. However, the sneaky condition often goes unnoticed as… Continue reading Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022
Two Great Mobile Apps For Orthoptic, Optometry and Visual Science Students
Hi students I have come across two really great apps to help guide you throughout your course. Unfortunately, I have missed out on them when I was a student but these apps are a great refresher for working eye-health professionals and can still be beneficial at the workplace. App #1: Human Eye This app is… Continue reading Two Great Mobile Apps For Orthoptic, Optometry and Visual Science Students
Caring Tips For Your Glasses
It goes without saying, yet a gentle reminder. There's nothing worse than having to look through scratched lenses.
Advances In Red-Green Colourblind Technology
You might have seen it on social media, glasses that allow colour-blind people to see colour. But, how true is it? How common? How effective? What else is there? While unharmful, colour blindness is cruel when it comes to managing every day’s living. People with colour blindness find it difficult to cook, night drive, distinguish… Continue reading Advances In Red-Green Colourblind Technology
Egg Yolk Eye Mask treatment
How many of you own a pair of computer glasses? You may not need glasses for the distance, up close or reading but you may own a pair that reduces the glare of screens through blue light filter. Or you may not know it yet, but you may be a victim of computer vision syndrome… Continue reading Egg Yolk Eye Mask treatment
The Island of the Colour Blind
It is true...There's a world out there where the concept of colour is redefined and so are the norms of vision. You can view this episode through our social media links below. I'd love to know your thoughts, hear feedback or receive suggestions regarding future topics in the comments section. Feel free to share, spreading… Continue reading The Island of the Colour Blind
Beauty & The Beast
When it comes to beauty, we are all princess Bella. Involved in a potentially toxic relationship with the beast: eye makeup.And just like that beautiful rose, the red petals are falling out as our eyes die. Will we ever make things right with the beast and save the beauty in our eyes? Ladies, although we… Continue reading Beauty & The Beast