Medicine: Energy; Eyebrows

Two newsworthy points made last week at the Boston meeting of the New England Council of Optometrists:

¶ "Normal eyes are believed to use about one fifth of the total bodily energy in seeing. Defective eyes use more energy than the normal eyes, which means that eyeglasses can become the greatest labor-saving device in history."—President Linwood Easton of the Maine Society of Optometrists.

¶ "Women who pluck their eyebrows endanger their eyes. Normal brows shade the eyes from the sun's glare and serve to catch particles and perspiration which otherwise would reach the eye...

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