My Mum's Sudden Brush With Blindness

Dominic Haslam | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dominic Haslam

When I was first able to talk to my mother after her surgery, she said, fighting back the tears: "I just couldn't stop thinking about not seeing my children and grandchildren again." For so many people, that painful thought becomes a reality. A reality that in many cases can be easily avoided.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Hollywood

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 22.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

I've always been a fan of classic films, film making in general has always been magical to me. And nowhere does it's history lie more deeply engrained than Hollywood. I remember watching the That's Entertainment series as a child and being completely entranced by the snapshot into the archives and insights into what happened behind the camera.

Why You Shouldn't Look Directly At The Sun Through A Telescope

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Tech

It comes as no surprise that looking at the sun, particularly through a telescope, is very dangerous. But sadly some people still try it. TV astronome...

Miracle As Blind Woman's Vision Is Restored After Unrelated Spine Surgery

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who was legally blind for 21 years has regained her vision, after waking up from having surgery on her spine. Mary Ann Franco, from Florida, w...

Test Your Eyesight: What's Hidden In The Red Dot?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're worried your eyesight is a bit naff, then you definitely need to try this. The 'Red Dot Test' is the latest viral sensation to boggle the na...

See the Miracle

Dr Caroline Harper | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK
Dr Caroline Harper

This week 69-year-old Winesi March, who has been blind for two years, will undergo life-changing surgery as the world watches. Twenty-four hours later anyone with an internet connection can rejoin Winesi and his family in rural Malawi as his bandages are removed and he sees his grandson for the first time.

'Sight-Saving' Drug Could Save Eyesight

PA | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Campaigners today welcomed the approval of a potentially sight-saving treatment for people with a debilitating eye condition. The health watchdog r...

Heavy Coffee Consumption Linked To Blindness

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study suggests caffeinated coffee drinkers should limit their intake to reduce their chances of developing vision loss or blindness. Accordin...