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China's space quest is leading it in new and interesting directions: scientists have built a charged couple device (CCD) imaging optical sensor for docking space stations. Chinese Academy of Science and Technology (CAST) scientists call this optical sensor a "super eye"http://bit.ly/1Cywa6S
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As adults age, vision deteriorates. One common type of decline is in contrast sensitivity, the ability to distinguish gradations of light to dark, making it possible to discern where one object ends and another begins. But new research suggests that contrast sensitivity can be improved with brain-training exercises. http://bit.ly/1cWvbX2
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Can playing this video game help cure lazy eye? Test trials look promising. http://slate.me/1CKWXim
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Carrots are generally toted as the go-to vegetable for the eyes, but did you know that there are quite a few different foods out there that are said to promote good eye health? In this article we talk about some of these foods and how they can be beneficial to your daily diet. http://bit.ly/1BMsQu3
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Scientists have long known that our eyes seem to be “wired backwards." But as to why our eyes evolved this way, that's long been a mystery. Now, the researchers behind a new study, think they've figured out what's going on. http://huff.to/1BidWLp
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Blind cave fish may just shed some light on eye disease and other human health issues. Scientists have examined these tiny eyeless fish and have found clues about the underpinnings of degenerative eyes disease and other issues. http://bit.ly/1HL31vl
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As a pet owner, there are certain health dangers you and your family face. One woman says she wishes she had known these dangers before she went blind. http://bit.ly/1HXDL66
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Most people know to protect themselves from Ultraviolet (UV) rays using traditional sunblock because of increasing skin cancer awareness. It is a less common understanding when it comes to the dangers UV radiation poses to your eyes, but like skin cancer awareness, it is becoming a growing concern around the world. It is good to see a raised level of awareness surrounding these issues, but in regards to how and when you should protect yourself from the dangers of UV radiation, there are some common misconceptions. 
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One college student didn’t let cerebral palsy stop him from doing something remarkable – he wrote a novel with his eyes, one letter at a time.  Take a look at this amazing story! 

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Watch where you put that eyeliner! A study published in the journal Eye and Contact Lens Science and Clinical Practice suggests that “applying pencil eyeliner to the inner eyelid increases the risk that particles will get into the eye and cause vision problems.”
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