Millions of people have made wearing contact lenses just another part of their daily routines. Unfortunately, very few contact lens users know the potential risks of wearing these lenses without taking serious hygienic precautions.Ophthalmologists are now warning contact lens users of the increased... Read more


An intriguing American-Canadian study proves wrinkles around the eyes might not be such a bad thing. According to this new research, the more wrinkles a person has, the better chance observers have believing in another’s emotions. Scientists at both the University of Miami and Western University... Read more


The Royal Automobile Club (RAC) just released survey results detailing the risks of bright car headlights in the UK. According to this new survey, an incredible 65 percent of UK residents admit to temporarily losing vision when oncoming headlights shine into their eyes.Perhaps even more troubling... Read more


The contact lens company Visioneering Technologies Inc. recently announced it will add “Plus Power” lenses to its NaturalVue Multifocal 1-day Contacts line. Executives made this announcement at the 2018 American Optometry Association gathering in Denver. According to Visioneering Technologies’... Read more


Vision Direct has just released a brand new Internet tool to inform GPs and citizens about different eye diseases and how to combat them. In addition to informing the professionals and the general public, the staff at Vision Direct hopes their new Internet tool will encourage people to get an annual... Read more


A team composed of mostly Israeli and Swedish researchers has developed a new retinal implant that uses thousands of microscopic sensors to transmit visual signals to the brain. Scientists hope this new device will help people with blinding retinal diseases see once again.To create these hi-tech... Read more


According to a new study out of Edinburgh University, there may be some truth to the assumption that smarter people always wear glasses.In their study, a massive team of scientists gathered genetic data from almost 350,000 people in the USA, Europe, and Australia. Investigators also measured study... Read more


A group of English researchers has just released a report examining retinal scars caused by the Ebola virus. Researchers believe this study could help doctors around the world better understand how Ebola lives on in the body even after the life-threatening symptoms have been subdued. University of... Read more


The amount of data from the external world that bombards our brain every single moment is just mind-boggling. For decades now, neuroscientists have been trying to figure out how the human brain can possibly process all of this information.Recently, a study was published in the journal eLife sheds... Read more


Whenever Halloween rolls around, cosmetic contact lenses flood the marketplace. While it might be tempting to purchase a "one size fits all" contact lens online, opticians advise anyone interested in these cosmetic contacts to get a professional eye screening first.Even if you have 20/20 vision, you... Read more


A group of English researchers has just released a report examining retinal scars caused by the Ebola virus. Researchers believe this study could help doctors around the world better understand how Ebola lives on in the body even after the life-threatening symptoms have been subdued. University of... Read more


A study out of Dartmouth University suggests that there’s a direct correlation between an astronaut’s weight and his/her chances of developing a serious eye disorder. Researchers hope this study will help eye doctors better prevent eye disorders related to microgravity in the future. For this... Read more


British and Jamaican scientists recently released a study showing how Trinidadian guppy fish change their eye colors to initiate confrontations. Study authors believe their work will help biologists better understand the evolution and competitive dynamics of certain tropical fish. For this study,... Read more


A group of American scientists believes we can learn how our genes influence the onset of blindness by studying cave-dwelling fish in Mexico. According to a newly published study, these blind freshwater fish share over a dozen genetic markers with humans related to vision. This team of researchers... Read more


MIT scientists have just released a paper detailing the potential for a new eye-tracking technology to gauge students’ reading proficiency. Study authors are hopeful this novel technology will help English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers better gauge how well their students understand reading... Read more


The infamous "Yorkshire Ripper" has apparently been receiving free NHS eye care behind bars. It's just been discovered that Peter Sutcliffe, the now 70-year-old serial murderer, had at least one serious surgical operation within the past few days.Sutcliffe received full NHS eye care inside prison... Read more


Vision Express recently said one in four people who got an eye screening at its recent Vision Van event in Birmingham hadn’t had an eye exam since they got their driver’s license. Vision Express believes more work needs to be done to encourage UK drivers to get routine visual check-ups.... Read more


A new study out of the University of Colorado suggests that daily eye and balance exercises could dramatically reduce the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Study authors hope their research will make these simple yet effective exercises a standard therapy for MS patients. For this study,... Read more


This is why it is important to use a reputable contact lens vendor such as https://www.contactlenses.co.uk/. A Nevada-based grand jury charged a Las Vegas man with selling counterfeit and mislabeled contact lenses online. His company, Candy Color Lenses, did business across the U.S.A.Dmitriy Melnik... Read more


Although it’s been in the news, a lot of people don’t fully realize yet just how technology is revolutionizing the contact lens.Brief recap: contacts were originally conceived of in 1508 by the genius Leonardo DaVinci. The first practical lenses were made in 1823 by Sir John Herschel. In 1887, a... Read more