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? Healthy eyes on the digital world A journey through the human eye: how we see 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 Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.