Don't Sweat the Small Stuff!

Written by Marci L. Crane

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Farsightedness Farsightedness—also referred to as hyperopia—is also a very common vision problem. Hyperopia affects around one fourth ofrepparttar population, and like myopia is generally caused by genetic factors. Hyperopia is caused by an eyeball that is shorter than normal, and may often occur in children. Many people confuse hyperopia with presbyopia but hyperopia is generally caused by genetic factors and presbyopia is an age-related vision problem. Those who experience hyperopia may have symptoms such as headaches or eyestrain and may in addition find it difficult to focus when working on close range projects such as reading or sewing. (Source:

Presbyopia Unlike astigmatism, nearsightedness and farsightedness—which are caused byrepparttar 150559 shape ofrepparttar 150560 eyeball and attributed to genetic factors—presbyopia is an age-related disease. Presbyopia develops during middle age—occurring most often when a patient is in his or her 40’s. Those who experiencerepparttar 150561 symptoms of Presbyopia have difficulty distinguishing objects which are close to them. For instance, those who develop Presbyopia often find it difficult to read a menu, to sew, or to write. Presbyopia can be treated by bifocal contact lenses, (link to: which like most contact lenses are available in various varieties, which include among others, soft and rigid gas permeable lenses as well as disposable or frequent-replacement lenses.

Marci Crane is a web content specialist for 10x Marketing in Orem, UT. She enjoys dancing, aerobic exercise and other health related activities.

Protecting your child from a dog bite

Written by Sophie Evans

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If you own a dog you are responsible for its behaviour and must make sure that there is never a situation where it may bite someone, especially a child. Dogs should be socialised as puppies so that they are used to humans and not just people that are known to them. They should also be trained inrepparttar basic commands such as sit and stay. Unfortunately, it is impossible to completely control a dog; a dog that is normally placid and friendly can become aggressive suddenly and without warning. They are hunting animals and their natural instinct is to attack when irritated. When provoked, chased or encouraged to become excitable they are more likely to bite.

If you have been bitten by a dog you should obtainrepparttar 150515 owners details, including insurance information so that you can make a compensation claim fromrepparttar 150516 owner ofrepparttar 150517 dog. You should seek medical advice if you have serious wounds or wounds that could become infected.

Sadly, dog bites are extremely common, however, if a dog is properly trained and supervised at all timesrepparttar 150518 chance of an accident happening can be minimised. It is also advisable to have adequate insurance that will cover you should your dog bite someone. If you have been bitten by someone else’s dog and it can be shown thatrepparttar 150519 dog has been aggressive before, then you can claim compensation for a personal injury. Claiming compensation can help you to get your life back on track and compensate you for any losses incurred, such as loss of earnings or medical expenses.

To make a dog bite compensation claim call YouClaim on 0800 10 757 95 or visit to find more information about dog bites and claiming compensation.


Editorial notes: YouClaim provides full accident compensation services. Helps people to claim compensation for all types of injury from whiplash to head injuries.

By Sophie Evans – Compensation following a non fault accident.

By Sophie Evans – Compensation following a non fault accident.

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