15.06.2018

Scientists in Australia have released a study that suggests there’s a deep correlation between retinal health and heart disease. According to this new data, optometrists might be able to screen adolescents for heart-related conditions at their eye exams in the near future. Professors at the... Read more


13.06.2018

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


12.06.2018

A group of engineers at the California Institute of Technology has developed a pair of contacts that might be able to treat diabetic retinopathy. Although it’s only in its initial phases of development, these exciting glow-in-the-dark lenses show great promise for treating this common complication... Read more


11.06.2018

The London-based eye care startup Waldo is ready revolutionize the contact lens industry with its new pair of vitamin-laced lenses. These new lenses were designed to help people suffering from common eye issues such as dry eyes and computer vision syndrome.Every pair of these new Waldo lenses comes... Read more


11.06.2018

According to a new study in Hong Kong, a novel pair of glasses could dramatically slow down the progression of myopia. Researchers hope these new eyeglasses can be used to help address the global “myopia epidemic.” Scientists at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) used a special kind of... Read more


06.06.2018

Joanne Morgan, a makeup artist for CNN's London office, publicly revealed she was undergoing treatment for ocular melanoma. She hopes that by sharing her story on UK media she can remind Britons of the importance of getting an annual eye exam.Morgan recently sat down with Piers Morgan on ITV's Good... Read more


06.06.2018

A new Canadian study reveals a connection between eye movements and memory formation. Although this is the first study of its kind, scientists believe they’ve discovered a key mechanism in how memory works in the human mind. 16 people took part in this experiment, all of whom were in their 20s.... Read more


04.06.2018

Researchers at Sweden'sUmeå University believe they have discovered a novel way to determine the likelihood type 2 diabetics will experience nerve damage in their lifetimes. The new screening method developed by these scientists relies on an advanced microscope that's able to detect changes in a... Read more


01.06.2018

One of the biggest obstacles to increasing contact lens use in the United Kingdom is simply comfort: people who are not comfortable in contact lenses simply will quit wearing them. And who can blame them?Anyone who has had any irritation about the eye will instantly understand. Whether it’s... Read more


31.05.2018

You have lots of decisions to make, some big some small. You have to pick a location, find a willing cleric, buy some fairly expensive one-off clothes, arrange for a reception, pay for an expensive cake, not to mention all the small things like invitations and so on.The list of items and... Read more


30.05.2018

According to a new study in Hong Kong, a novel pair of glasses could dramatically slow down the progression of myopia. Researchers hope these new eyeglasses can be used to help address the global “myopia epidemic.” Scientists at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) used a special kind of... Read more


30.05.2018

Scientists in Australia have released a study that suggests there’s a deep correlation between retinal health and heart disease. According to this new data, optometrists might be able to screen adolescents for heart-related conditions at their eye exams in the near future. Professors at the... Read more


30.05.2018

The French-born businesswoman Cecile Beaufils is on a mission to increase awareness on childhood eye issues in the UK. To achieve this goal, Ms. Beaufils created the social enterprise Margaux Glasses, which is now advocating for early childhood vision screenings across the country.Cecile Beaufils... Read more


25.05.2018

A new study reveals a strong correlation between retinal infractions and the risk of brain strokes. Scientists hope this new research will encourage primary care doctors to send retinal infraction patients to neurologists ASAP for thorough evaluations.Out of 5,688 retinal infraction patients... Read more


24.05.2018

A new study out of SUNY Downstate Medical Center found that student pilots could improve their visual skills just by observing the eye movements of expert pilots. Everyone involved in this research believes it could help create more effective pilot-training programs.Novice pilots were split into two... Read more


23.05.2018

Scientists in Scotland have just revealed the world’s first contacts that are able to shoot out laser beams. Soon everyone will have access to this incredible superpower…minus the burning other people to shreds part. According to a report put out of the University of St. Andrews, researchers... Read more


17.05.2018

The eyes of a unique South African frog embryo could help doctors better understand how human eye tissue can naturally heal itself. Well, at least that’s according to a new study out of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) that examined what happened to the eyes of South African clawed frog... Read more


16.05.2018

A group of engineers at the California Institute of Technology has developed a pair of contacts that might be able to treat diabetic retinopathy. Although it’s only in its initial phases of development, these exciting glow-in-the-dark lenses show great promise for treating this common complication... Read more


15.05.2018

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


14.05.2018

Researchers at Australia's Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are getting ready to test a pair contacts that could reverse symptoms of nearsightedness (aka myopia). If these contacts are proven to be effective, they could dramatically reduce the risk of myopic patients developing serious... Read more