Just two weeks of spaceflight damages the eyes

There are 3 comments on the Oct 25, 2013, SFGate story titled Just two weeks of spaceflight damages the eyes. In it, SFGate reports that:

For more than a decade, space scientists have recognized that astronauts have an increased likelihood of developing eye problems, such as premature age-related macular degeneration.

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SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#1 Oct 26, 2013
Make a damage list..

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

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#2 Oct 27, 2013
I'd rather be on a waiting list for the day we finally have adequate protection from cosmic rays.

http://ams.nasa.gov/Documents/AMS%20in%20The%...

Sadly, there's also a possibility of permanent eye damage from the pressure of g-force.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

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#3 Oct 27, 2013
Lift off sucks.

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