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Having trouble seeing up close? Here are some tips

By Judith WhiteheadContributing WriterAs we age, it becomes more difficult  to read, especially over the age of 40 years old.If someone is nearsighted or myopic, we can forestall the need for a bifocal or reading glasses for a while longer. A nearsighted person can use his natural near sight to read until it becomes more inconvenient to hold reading material closer to the eye.The natural lens of the eye is made up of proteins and as we age, the lens becomes less elastic. It can no longer...

Throw away your reading glasses? Informative Times report on ‘brain-training’ for vision doesn’t quite back up the headline

Reviewed ByRatingCategoriesTraining Your Brain So That You Don’t Need Reading GlassesOur Review SummaryThis column is a thorough first-person account of undergoing a form of app-based “brain training” designed to compensate for the loss of age-related eye lens elasticity and the resulting difficulty of reading small print, especially in low light.The column wisely notes that the training is laborious, the scientific rationale plausible (it’s been successful for so-called “lazy eye”) if...

Contact Lenses Market Future Trends and Scope Analysis by 2025

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/04/2017 -- Global Contact Lenses Market: Overview Contact lenses are wafer-thin plastic lenses, placed directly on the eye ball to rectify vision or for decorative purposes. On account of being sensitive, they need to be handled carefully to prevent dislocation and infections. Depending upon the eye disorder, different types of contact lenses are available in the market, namely bifocal lens for astigmatism, scleral contact lenses, bifocal contact lenses, color...