Eye Facts

Are Glasses Ugly? - The Truth Revealed!

Are Glasses Ugly? – The Truth Revealed!

The decision to wear spectacles can be a source of major apprehension, with many people worried about the effect it will have on their perceived attractiveness. In reality though, is this concern justified – are glasses really a beauty killer or is it an unfounded stereotype? We have trawled through the scientific literature to bring you the facts about the situation,
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5 Animals With Super-Charged Eyesight

5 Animals With Super-Charged Eyesight

As humans beings, we are fortunate to have great eyesight which is the result of millions of years of evolution. Our vision enables us to spot danger, feed ourselves, and basically survive – which is why it’s so important to maintain our eyesight by leading a healthy lifestyle and attending regular eye examinations! Although our vision is spectacular,
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Eye Facts - Human Vs Animals

Eye Facts – Human Vs Animals

Human eyesight has evolved over millions of years, giving us a range of vision that enables us to survive, prosper, and enjoy life. Yet we are not the only ones who occupy this planet – many animal species have been here longer than human beings. This begs the question… how does animal eyesight compare to our own?
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Ferdinand Monoyer

Who Was Ferdinand Monoyer?

You may have noticed that Google recently paid tribute to the Ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer in their ‘Google Doodle’ (you can find it here), and the story was widely picked up in the press for days afterwards. This was great to see, and actually long overdue. While most people will never have heard of Ferdinand Monoyer,
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Why Your Eyes Are Amazing

Why Your Eyes Are Amazing

Like many things in life, we don’t tend to give our eyes an awful lot of thought. After all, they just sit there don’t they?! However, if you were to take a minute to actually think about how they work and protect us, I guarantee you would be amazed – at least 540 million years of evolution has gone into perfecting our eyesight,
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