DailyDirt: 20/20 Sight for Sore Eyes
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Wearing glasses can be annoying, and some people find it so inconvenient that they'll try almost anything to correct their vision without wearing spectacles. Technology comes to the rescue with a few other options. Caveat emptor!
- In the 1800s, the latest in contact lens technology was a piece of glass that stuck to your eye and blocked out the oxygen exchange to the cornea. Air permeable hydrogel polymers are much more comfortable. [url]
- Myopia is correlated with children who go outside for less than an hour per day and stay indoors with artificial lights? Say it slowly: correlation is not the same as causation... And are there a lot of myopic pets now, too? [url]
- Act now -- you can perform LASIK at home on yourself in just four easy steps. That third step is really hard, actually. [url]
- To find more interesting stuff on health-related topics, check out what's currently in the StumbleUpon archives. [url]