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Future eye health leaders in Africa lauded

The eye health fraternity in Africa paid homage to the winner of the coveted Future Eye Research Health Leader Award at the 2014 Annual Scientific congress in Livingstone Zambia on 20 November 2014.

Measles can cause blindness

As measles cases rise, experts warn that the infection typically shows up in the eyes, which causes up to 60 000 cases of blindness worldwide each year.

Contact lenses and playing sport?

If your sport involves vigorous exercise, soft contact lenses are an appropriate choice. Your eye care practitioner can determine the best type of lenses based on your sport.

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg and is currently practising at Tygerberg Academic Hospital in Cape Town. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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