Apr 17, 2014
Underwater Vision: Why Eyesight Goes Blurry

As any scuba diver or snorkeler will surely tell you, underwater vision can be a fascinating and rewarding experience. The reason why your unaided vision goes blurry underwater requires a basic discussion of the behaviour of light rays and the human eye.

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Apr 03, 2014
The Right Type of Sunglasses: What’s the Difference?

Sunglasses aren’t just ideal tools for completing outfits. Apart from being great fashion accessories, the right pair of shades also provides excellent protection against glare, ultraviolet (UV) rays, and everyday physical hazards. One thing to keep in mind, however, is that not all kinds are created equal. Knowing what type of sunglasses to look for—and what defence they offer—is critical to making your next purchase.

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Mar 27, 2014
My LASIK Recovery

Though I had been told by the staff at LASIK MD and countless friends that LASIK recovery was quick and painless, I was still nervous when I went in for my procedure. What would it be like to have blurry sight and not be able to put on glasses to correct it? Would it really be painless?

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Mar 21, 2014
Blue Eyes: A Common Sight?

According to a long-term research study from the University of Copenhagen, it’s likely that anyone with blue eyes shares a common ancestor. While variation in human eye colour is caused by at least 15 separate genes, mutation in a single gene produces blue, and can be traced to a specific DNA location.

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Mar 17, 2014
Contact Sports: Risks and Rewards

Contact sports come with inherent risk. The National Center for Biotechnology Information has done extensive research on the incidence rates of concussions across physically demanding team sports, and Safe Kids Worldwide reports that 1.35 million young athletes are treated for an injury each year.

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