Updated 01 October 2015

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The 7 healthy eye nutrients you should be eating

We all know that carrots are good for eyesight but did you know that broccoli, eggs and berries also contain vital nutrients that keep your peepers healthy?

HelpMeSee reaches 200 000 cataract surgeries for those in need

HelpMeSee, an organisation aimed at eradicating cataract-related blindness has performed 200 000 surgeries since 2012 and has recently launched operations in Madagascar where cataracts remain a huge health concern.

Don’t take chances with your contact lenses

Poor contact lens care can lead to nasty eye infections. Follow these tips to keep your lenses sterile and your eyes healthy.

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