Dry Eyes And Technology: What You Need To Know To Protect Your Vision

You’re not distributing new, healthy, clean tears across the ocular surface.” Another thing that can contribute to the dry-eye feeling is the lack of oil being distributed to the eye via your eyelid. “When we blink, we push out a little bit of oil,” Starr said. “It’s critical for healthy tear film. … When you blink, you put out a little oil with each blink. So if you’re not blinking, you’re not getting the oil, your tears are evaporating and over the hours of a long workday that leads to significant dry eye.” Symptoms of dry eye include grittiness, a sandy feeling, a foreign body sensation, burning, redness, and sometimes tearing, and blurry vision.
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Hawk-Eye’s vision extends to soccer and beyond

However, eye exercises cannot cure more serious eye conditions like cataracts, glaucoma and retinopathy. Scientific Evidence Over the years, many scientific studies on vision training have produced favourable results. One such study, run by Irwin B Suchoff, OD, and G Timothy Petito, OD, concluded in the Journal of the American Optometric Association: “Symptoms were totally eliminated in 53% of the patients, reduced in 43%, and remained the same in only 4%. Therefore…
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Eye Exercises and Vision Training

Its Officiating Replay System allows an extra referee to quickly monitor multiple TV feeds from the broadcaster before they are aired, to review contentious calls to, say, award a penalty kick or disallow a goal for offside. The system fulfils the wish of many an armchair fan by offering the video referee a parallel feed running two seconds behind the live feed, effectively allowing for an instant review of a contentious incident that was only half-glimpsed. For now, the Dutch trial is being used only to test the speed and reliability of the system, not to intervene in matches. Hawkins said the trial aimed to answer a specific question: “On how many decisions could a video referee assist the on-field referee without slowing the game down?” ARGUMENTS RAGE ON Hawk-Eye, which makes core profit of 4.5 million pounds ($7.23 million) on annual revenues of between 15 and 20 million, sees Major League Baseball (MLB) as one potential new market. Baseball already uses instant replays to judge whether home runs have been scored, and is now looking at extending the system to judge whether runners make it safely to base or not. Hawk-Eye, which employs 70 people at its base in the southern English town of Basingstoke, plans to set up an office in Boston as part of a push into American markets.
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Keep an eye on diabetes

This has been developed by Prof E. Steffanson from Iceland. This calculator is available at http://www.riskafrica.co.za . The patient held record contains all of the definitions necessary to understand the grading system for diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy. The score and systemic risk provide a great incentive to modify the lifestyle factors in order to reduce the chance of eye disease and systemic disease.
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