They usually form a vision training program of 30-60 days (or more in severe cases) and are known to be effective on all common vision disorders. However, eye exercises cannot cure more serious eye conditions like cataracts, glaucoma and retinopathy. Scientific Evidence Over the years, many scientific studies on vision training have produced favourable results. One such study, run by Irwin B Suchoff, OD, and G Timothy Petito, OD, concluded in the Journal of the American Optometric Association: “Symptoms were totally eliminated in 53% of the patients, reduced in 43%, and remained the same in only 4%.
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10 eye health tips to protect your vision
A two-year trial being carried out with little fanfare in the top Dutch division is the latest project to involve Hawk-Eye, a company based in southern England whose ball-tracking tools have become a familiar visual aid to umpires and fans in tennis and cricket over the past decade. The technology is designed to address an issue faced by many televised sports, where instant replays and social media allow armchair fans to spot errors seconds after they have been made by officials with only their own instant judgment and perhaps an impaired view to rely on. The work of Hawk-Eye, bought by Japanese electronics giant Sony in 2011, and rivals such as Germany’s GoalControl enables sports to get more of those decisions right, creating a business opportunity and fuelling a debate about whether review technology slows down the game too much. Paul Hawkins, who developed and gave his name to a system to complement television coverage of cricket in the 1990s and remains a director of the company, wants to end that debate. “Sport at the top level is about fine margins,” he said.
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Hawk-Eye’s vision extends to soccer and beyond
Researchers from the University of Georgia in Athens discovered that leafy green vegetables may improve vision by reducing the stressful effects of glare and exposure to bright light, because they help absorb some of that light. Find more information on how a healthy diet can protect your vision. Further evidence for the power of produce: A British study published in the 2011 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed that vegetarians had a 30 percent lower risk of developing cataracts than people who ate 3.5 ounces of meat a day. 6.
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