Home > Medical > Eye Health > Living with eye problems Living with eye problems All sections in Eye » About Eye » Contact Lenses » Eye Disorders » Eye Function » Eyestrain » FAQs » Health Tips » Infections » Laser Surgery » Living with Eye Problems » Multimedia » Eye News » Pain and Discomfort » Real-life Story » Squint (Strabismus) » Vision Problems » Growing Older Fitness and exercise going up in smoke Did you know smoking and lack of physical activity are two of the top three risk factors for early death and chronic disease that individuals can change? How smoking can cause blindness Smoking increases your chances of becoming blind due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by up to four times. What it's like to be colour blind What is it like to be colour blind? In this video a man who lives with colour blindess describes what it is like. Child who can see in the dark Healthy eyes on the digital world Show us your specs! Your glasses become part of your identity. Why did you choose yours? Reading when you can't see Whether born blind, or in the process of losing your sight in middle age, you need not go without the joys of reading. Blind SA Iron Man on track Hein Wagner, holder of the world blind land speed record, is off to the Korean Iron Man Competition. Health24 caught up with him as he was packing his suitcase. Sight of sore eyes Have you ever wondered what the world looks like through the eyes of someone who has glaucoma, a cataract or other vision problems? Sight problems despite new glasses You may have to get used to your new glasses to get the most out of them. Getting around when you can't see Getting around without good eyesight can be an absolute nightmare. Fortunately though, help is at hand. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook!