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How to Make the Most of Your Local Eye Specialist

Human nature tells us that we’re not the person who is going to need glasses, we’re the person who isn’t going to develop eye diseases as we get older, but the truth is that the large majority of people have to wear glasses as they get older, and that if your family has a history of eye disease then you are susceptible too. That’s why it’s so important to book in to see an eye specialist at least once a year to check on your eye health, and if you already have glasses, to get your prescription checked. What Services Are…

Zietchick Research Institute: Update on Color Blindness

Zietchick Research Institute, a small company aimed to improve the eye health of children, wants to educate the public that most people, who describe themselves as color-blind, suffer from an inherited type of color vision deficiency that mainly affects reds and greens. Red-green color blindness also affects colors derived from these colors.  For example, the color purple is a combination of blue and red, and thus, the purple is also not be perceived normally. However, red-green deficiency does not affect perception of other colors such as blue and yellow. Red-Green color blindness occurs in approximately 8% of boys. However, it…