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Colour Vision: What Employers Need to Know
Colour Vision: What Employers Need to Know
Employers need to be aware of the impact of colour vision on their employees, particularly if not being able to tell one colour from another has health and safety…...
Computer Vision Syndrome
Computer Vision Syndrome
Computer vision syndrome is a name given when the eyes become dry and straining due to spending long periods looking at a computer screen....
Driving and Eyesight
Driving and Eyesight
Drivers should look after their eye sight to ensure they do not endanger themselves or other road users when driving. If they need to wear glasses or contact lenses…...
Eye Tests and Diagnosing Albinism
Eye Tests and Diagnosing Albinism
People with albinism always have poor vision and an eye test is now used as the main diagnostic method to identify people who may be albinos....
Living with Low Vision
Living with Low Vision
The majority of people with low vision are older people. Sight problems can range from partial loss of sight to complete blindness. Sight loss affects people very…...
Night Blindness Explained
Night Blindness Explained
Night blindness (or nyctalopia) is a condition that causes a decreased visual ability in dim light. It may or may not be treatable depending on the cause....
Night Vision
Night Vision
Some people find it harder to see at night time than others. Any problems with your eyes are often accentuated when it is dark. Driving is particularly more dangerous…...
Questionnaire: Do I Need an Eye Test?
Questionnaire: Do I Need an Eye Test?
Many people don't ever think about an eye test but getting your eyes checked out once a year is a good idea. Ask yourself if you need an eye test....
The Latest Eye Tests
The Latest Eye Tests
Eye tests are not just about finding out whether you are short or long sighted. They can also reveal a range of health conditions, some affecting the eye, but others…...
What Are Photoreceptors?
What Are Photoreceptors?
Photoreceptors are specialised cells found in the retina at the back of the eye. They allow us to see contrast and shade and the definition of objects, and also to see…...
What Does it Mean to Be Legally Blind?
What Does it Mean to Be Legally Blind?
For legal purposes, it is necessary for us to define blindness so that people with vision too poor to drive are prevented from doing so, and also to protect their rights....
What Makes Colour Vision Possible?
What Makes Colour Vision Possible?
Cones, light sensitive cells in the retina of the eye detect light of different colours and undergo a change that sends signals to the brain via the optic nerve. The…...
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