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Sunscreens

When I was living in Scotland applying sunscreen was at the bottom of my to do list even on rare hot days. Pregnant and breastfeeding women are encouraged to take Vitamin D supplements due to the lack of sunlight. 730 more words

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Poor vision and dangerous falls plague many U.S. seniors

Source: HealthDay

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Date of publication: 5th May 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: A study in America reveals that seniors with vision impairment are at a greater risk of falls.

Length of publication: One page

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The Reality of Visual Impairment

I recently had the pleasure of seeing my cousin who was on a business trip in Houston. It was a real treat to catch up. Since most of my family live in Europe it is not everyday I get to spend time with them. 1,354 more words

Albinism

Acucela Developing New Potential Treatment for Blindness

A new gene therapy that has the potential to restore sight to individuals with visual impairments is being advanced. American biotechnology company Acucela has licensed research completed at the University of Manchester to commercialize the therapy and bring it to market. 142 more words

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Our Story

A good friend encouraged me to start writing about my experiences with Nash and Albinism. It has taken me a whole year to take the plunge and start this blog. 658 more words

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So Why do You Have an iPhone Anyway?

Oftentimes I am asked how exactly I use my awesome cell phone and how I am able to so easily access technology.  For those of you who are blind, you are likely very familiar with the ever so popular… 916 more words

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Deep Optics has made Omnifocal glasses that can adjust focus real time

Deep Optics, an Israeli company, has created a new type of high-tech glasses lens called “omnifocals” that can change the optical power to allow the wearer to see if they lose their natural focusing ability, if you need multifocal vision correction your one of them. 194 more words

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