Divide and rule the beauty age gap

From trendy teens to skin-aware 60-somethings, how is the industry adapting to the desires of two divergent age markets? Claire Coleman reports on why brands must divide and conquer if they’re to rise to the challenge

Correcting the nation’s sight

Sight is considered to be the most precious of our senses. Yet, all too often, it is taken for granted and the health of our eyes left to chance, as Peter Archer reports

Getting older affects sight

As we grow older, our eyes change and sight may deteriorate. Older eyes are also more vulnerable to disease, much of which is preventable. Lilian Anekwe reports on the lifecycle of seeing

Mapping key eye conditions

Research shows that more than 90 per cent of us are more scared of losing our sight than any of our senses. Yet many of us still take our eyesight for granted. Liz Bestic looks at how the eye works, what can sometimes go wrong and how best to care for our vision

Food for sight

Research suggests eye health can be maintained through good diet or nutritional supplements. The age-related eye disease study found that people taking certain vitamins and minerals were less likely to develop cataracts and advanced age-related macular degeneration, writes Yvonne Gordon

Causes of sore, dry eyes

Computer screens and modern living can contribute to dry eye syndrome which is increasingly an occupational hazard for millions in the UK, as Yvonne Gordon reports

Unaddressed health issue shames us all

Peter Ackland, chief executive of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, highlights the plight of the blind and visually impaired in the UK and around the world

Focus on eyecare as UK sight loss is set to double

Almost two million people in the UK are living with sight loss, yet one in three of us fail to get our eyes checked regularly, writes Peter Archer