Home > Medical > Eye Health > Real-life story Real-life story 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 Not yet dark, but getting there At the age of six I was diagnosed with a rare degenerative eye condition. Within the extent of a year or two, my sight went from perfectly normal to about ten percent. My life with contacts Helet Merkling worked for many years as a human rights lawyer. She started wearing contact lenses when she was a student and has done so for the past twenty years. Miners: the first light of day After more than 2 months underground, the rescued Chilean miners will greet the first light of day with protective sunglasses. How will the ordeal affect their eyesight? Child who can see in the dark Healthy eyes on the digital world Sight restored Karl Trittner and his wife Hazel had not the foggiest idea that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is even a disease that they would have to deal with. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!