Tagged With eyesight

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We all know it's a bad idea to use electronic screens directly before bed. (Despite this, most of us do it anyway -- those Netflix shows aren't going to watch themselves, right?) The artificial light emitted by laptops, tablets and smartphones has been linked to disrupted sleep alongside a variety of more serious ailments. But is it actually dangerous? The evidence in this infographic makes for some scary reading...

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Two weeks ago I paid to have lasers fired into my eyes. The next day I woke up like Peter Parker, post-spider bite. I couldn't climb walls, but I could see so well I felt like a superhero. For the first time since I was a kid I could open my eyes and just see. My laser eye surgery story isn't quite comic book-worthy, but here's everything that happened, in case you want those powers too.

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On the morning of March 9, there will be a total solar eclipse. From Australia, we'll only get to see a partial eclipse -- but the sight should still be highly arresting -- especially if you live in Darwin or Cairns. Here's how to watch this celestial event without damaging your eyes.

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Hey Lifehacker, I have a few questions: Can I self-diagnose my eye sight like an optometrist would? And if I do visit an optometrist, who says the test is good enough? Should I get a second opinion to be sure?