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I There is no doubt that- Rio as wo live , it in the nrosent day puls a much greater i inoro i.oMtiiM.'ous .strain ou our cv<?* 1.-dght I ban it was called on to stand in tic- davs of our grandfathers. Therefore it, behoves “V:nw one to do what ho can to | take cam of his ews. and it is ai-umishing to find how i:.;iit!'-irnl too many are to i the •n.linai’v precautions. If you have ' work to do which makes a d-mand on ycuv fig l ,- he;- ttint the light is good. Do not read or unite in i position when you face ii wind:}'. l ., but if possible arrange that the | light conies from the left side. When [ working by artificial light have this 1 screened 'Tightly in sonic way in only with a piece of paper Do not read when very Tired, jo- the bodily weariness is shared by the eyes, though you may not notice it pai ticuiar:;.. It is an excellent plan to ■close ilie eyes for a few minutes once or twice in the coaim of a day. D > not road in lied, as when the body is in a. recumbent position the eye. is subjected b> an extr.';. .‘■■lain. If tin? lxx>k can !>o fixed by moans of a holder above the eyes it is a. different matter, (Treat relief will he exiiericnccd by those, who use their eyes a. great deal if they bathe them night and 'morning w;ith hot. water. For this a pledget of cotton wool should be used, and afterwards thrown away. A solution of boracic acid in distilled water i- an excellent application when the eyelid? appear rod and inflamed.

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CARE OF THE EYES, Evening Star, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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CARE OF THE EYES Evening Star, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914