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Top Tip 6 – Stop Smoking!

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Many people are unaware of the link between smoking and eye disease. If you smoke, stop. Smoking significantly increases the risk of developing eye diseases, such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. However long you have smoked it’s never too late to benefit from quitting.

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Headlights Are Putting Drivers At Risk

The R.A.C. claim that advances in headlight technology are putting drivers at risk. An R.A.C.survey reports that  drivers are being temporarily blinded by modern vehicle headlights.  Two-thirds of drivers say they are ” dazzled” by oncoming headlights even though they are dipped, the survey of 2,061 motorists suggests. Of those surveyed 67% of said it can take up to five seconds for their sight to clear with a further 10% claiming the effect on their eyes lasts up to 10 seconds! About 15% of those drivers polled said they had nearly suffered a collision as a result of being dazzled by other drivers using full-beam headlights.