Month: March 2018

Smoking

How Can Smoking Damage Your Eyes And Vision?

[toc]It’s common knowledge that smoking cigarettes significantly reduces your health, harms almost every organ in your body, causes a variety of diseases and takes years off of your life. With 7.2  million adults in England that smoke and a staggering 14.6 million ex-smokers, this deadly habit is most commonly known to lead to heart disease, …

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Winter Paralympics 2018: Could you ski down a mountain blind?

Skiing is an exhilarating winter sport that many of us enjoy, with 6.3 million people from the UK going skiing in Europe alone in 2016. But would you ever dare to go down the mountain blindfolded? With the Winter Paralympics 2018 set to come to an end this weekend, we wanted to celebrate those that …

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Synesthesia: The blending of the senses

Have you ever looked at the number three and decided that its colour is red? Or perhaps you’ve been at a concert and the sound of the guitar you can actually feel on the side of your arm, whilst the vocalist you can feel on your right ankle? These experiences may be a sign you …

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What are the short- and long-term laser eye surgery effects?

With any surgical procedure, including laser eye surgery, it’s important to address a number of principal issues and questions up front.

Blepharitis symptoms

Why Does Your Eye Twitch? Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

[toc]We think it’s safe to say that we’ve all experienced the harmless but annoying eye twitch, which tends to crop up every once in a while during our lifetimes. Formally called blepharospasm, eyelid spasms and tics are essentially the muscles in your eyelids contracting, and most commonly take place in the bottom lid of one …

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