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Archive for July, 2013

Learn About Color Blindness

Monday, July 8, 2013 @ 07:07 AM
Author: Jason Lau

Learn About Color Blindness

Color blindness does not mean you are blind in any way. Color blindness actually means a person is unable to distinguish similar colors. This is usually blue and yellow or red and green. Color blindness is hereditary. It affects about 8% of men and less than 1% of females.

The most common color deficiency is red and green. A very small percentage of people who suffer from color blindness have trouble distinguishing blue and yellow. The blue-yellow color deficiency affects the same number of men and women in that small pool.

How to Protect Your Eyes

Thursday, July 4, 2013 @ 07:07 AM
Author: Amit Mathur

How to Protect Your Eyes

Protecting your eyes is vital for your health. After all you take care of your health in other ways, such as going to the gym regularly and eating enough dark leafy greens, so why not put that same investment in your eyes? It’s important to regularly take care of your eye health as a preventative measure that will allow your eyes to thrive into your elderly age.