Claudia Winkleman, host of Strictly Come Dancing, talks about her health: ‘It’s embarrassing.’

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Claudia Winkleman, host of Strictly Come Dancing, says her health is “embarrassing.”

On Strictly Come Dancing, CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN dazzles alongside co-host Tess Daly.

The presenter, on the other hand, must read from an autocue to do her job, which may have been more difficult than it appears.

Claudia Winkleman admitted, “I can’t begin to tell you how blind I am.”

“It’s humiliating,” says the narrator.

“I can’t read the autocue,” the mother of three admitted in a candid interview about her eye problems.

She told The Sun, “My eyes have deteriorated so badly.”

“I’m not built for driving.”

I’m in the wrong line of work.”

Claudia underwent laser eye surgery at London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital, taking the necessary steps to address her eye health.

Claudia described the procedure as a “terrifying” but “life-changing” experience when she reflected on it.

“I am indebted to the wonderful staff at Moorfields [Hospital],” she expressed her gratitude.

According to a poll conducted by Fight for Sight, 38% of people in the UK believe their eyesight has deteriorated as they spend more time looking at screens.

Specsavers, on the other hand, stated that vision changes with age are “normal.”

“Changes to the lens of your eye, as well as a weakening of the eye muscles, can cause a change in how well you can see,” according to Specsavers.

“With age, conditions like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and presbyopia (loss of near vision) become more common.”

Myopia, according to the NHS, occurs when distant objects appear blurry while close objects are clearly visible.

“Short-sightedness is caused by the eyes growing slightly too long,” the health organization explained.

“Light does not properly focus on the light-sensitive tissue (retina) at the back of the eye.”

“Rather, light rays focus just in front of the retina, blurring distant objects.”

Myopia appears to have a genetic link, and it has also been linked to focusing on nearby objects for long periods of time during childhood, such as books and computers.

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Children who spent more time outside playing may be less likely to develop myopia in the future.

Corrective lenses, such as glasses or contact lenses, are an excellent way to assist your eyes in focusing on distant objects.

Claudia underwent laser eye surgery, which is only available to adults.

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