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Sight for sore eyes may be key to learning problems

Correction of visual problems opens the door to a new world. Photo: Corbis

Louise Chow Yuen-man realised her son Nicholas was having trouble with his studies two years ago when she found it took him a long time just to read a short passage.

Monday, 31 December, 2012, 5:45pm 1 comment

Ask the doctors

Ask the doctors

Q: How common is it to have eyes that change colour? I have noticed lately that my green eyes are turning brown.

21 Aug 2012 - 10:36am

Who said it?

People knew Australia through Robert Hughes ... but his way of life, his turn of phrase, his interests were things which transcended Australia

A critic's tribute for the historian (pictured), who died this week

This generation already thinks Hong Kong is a part of China

15 Aug 2012 - 11:08pm

Keep your eye on the ballpoint

A new technology that uses only the eyes to write in cursive script gives hope to people who have lost the use of their limbs.

31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

An enemy within

Sophia Lau, 40, tried to ignore a little bump that was growing on her right upper eyelid, along her lash line. Lau (whose name has been changed for patient confidentiality reasons) thought it was a stye and hoped it would go away on its own.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Microchip helps blind woman regain partial sight

A local woman can see again after 15 years of blindness following a groundbreaking operation to implant a microchip into her retina.

The operation - the first of its kind outside Europe, where the procedure was developed - was done by surgeons from the University of Hong Kong and it took nine hours to complete.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Keep your eyes peeled

Lana Wong loved make-up. She took special delight in carefully creating her favourite eye make-up with eye shadow, heavy eyeliner and lashings of mascara.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

So clear and yet so far

Kitty Wu, 42, has worn glasses for most of her life. By the age of five or six, her myopia was already at minus six dioptres, meaning she needed lenses with a corrective power of 600 degrees.

The young Wu (name changed for patient confidentiality reasons) wore thick glasses that were heavy on her face, and she couldn't play as freely as her friends.

13 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I was reminded of eyelash extensions when I saw a girlfriend with them done for New Year's Eve. I once had eyelash extensions done at Toni & Guy, but it doesn't do them anymore. Can you recommend somewhere good where I could get it done at lunch time?

Long Time, Central

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

This week we test: false eyelashes

No Christmas party look is complete without a pair of luscious falsies. The lashes have the power to accentuate your eyes, transforming you into the sultry siren you've always wanted to be.

Shu Uemura Dazzling Sapphire Diamant?False Eyelashes (HK$125)

These look beautiful but is hard to put on since it has crystal-like granules at the tips.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Dogs are long-sighted, but birds can spot the details

If you have had your pet for a while, you probably know its personality and how it's feeling. But do you know how well your companion sees its environment?

Veterinarian Hans Westermeyer, from the Peace Avenue Veterinary Clinic in Mong Kok, offers insights into your pet's eyesight and its perception of the world.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

FOR YOUR eyes only

Thinner and more delicate than any other part of the face, the skin around the eyes is often the first to show signs of sun damage, ageing and even poor lifestyle habits. But with a little maintenance and the right skincare products, it's possible to look young and vibrant, no matter what stage of life you're in.

27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

FACE savers

Make-up artist Iris Lo has a formula for success - keep abreast of trends and adapt them to suit each customer's face.

27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

This week we test: volumising mascara

With one sweep of a brush, these magic wands can make your eyelashes look full and plumped throughout the day.

Coffret D'or 3D Wide Lash Mascara (HK$230)

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Summer-proof shadows

Becca Eye Tint (HK$300)

Claim: the formulation glides on as a cream and sets to a powder. It is a long-lasting, water-resistant and crease-resistant tint that is easy to apply, offering adjustable levels of sheer to high pigment colour.

M.A.C. Paint Pot (HK$160)

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am