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Over 800 Optical Professionals Give Laser Eye Surgery The Thumbs Up

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A campaign aimed at changing perceptions of laser eye surgery within the optical sector across the UK and Ireland has been overwhelmingly successful – with over 800 optical professionals choosing Optical Express to meet their laser eye surgery needs.

The initiative saw Optical Express launch an open promotion, available to any General Optical Council registered optical professional or student, under which they provided laser eye surgery completely free of charge.

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A Vision For The Future

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The UK has a growing deaf community of nine million people, with a 45 per cent increase in the number of registered deaf people since 1987.

In the last twenty years there have been great improvements in technology to help the deaf community remain active in day to day activities, such as advances in loop systems that enable communication with hearing-aid users, mobile phone texting services and deaf TV.

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Deaf Features

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The UK has a growing deaf community of 9 million people, with a 45% increase in the number of registered deaf people since 1987. In the last twenty years there have been great improvements in technology to help the deaf community remain active in day to day activities, such as advances in loop systems that enable communication with hearing-aid users, mobile phone texting services and deaf TV.

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LASIK Approved For Astronauts

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US space agency NASA has for the first time approved LASIK surgery for would-be astronauts who previously would have been disqualified from applying for its training programmes.

The move came as NASA unveiled its recruitment programme for the next generation of astronauts which commences in 2009.

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NASA Endorses Laser Eye Surgery

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Poor eyesight has long been the bugaboo of many aspiring astronauts, disqualifying more would-be space travelers than any other physical requirement since the beginning of the U.S. astronaut program in 1959. Now, nearly a half-century after the program began, NASA is loosening its vision standards, allowing more men and women to reach for dreams of flying into space.

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Keeping Your Eye On The Ball

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The host nation of this year’s rugby World Cup is France and fans and players alike are preparing for the long awaited date in the sporting calendar. With 20 countries in contention for the Cup, the players need to make sure they are fully prepared.

In the majority of sports that extra something often comes from sharp vision and precise visual acuity, and with the latest advances in laser eye surgery, many athletes and sports people are setting their sights on precision vision.

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