American contact lens manufacturer CooperVision recently conducted a global survey researching patients' opinions on digital eye strain. According to their findings, many people are afraid of the negative effects electronic screen use could have on their eye health.The company YouGov America devised... Read more


A new study released by CooperVision suggests that dual focus contact lenses (DFCL) work better than single vision lenses at slowing the progression of myopia in children. The DFCL also showed great promise at reducing axial elongation in study patients.CooperVision researchers collected data from... Read more


After years of debate, contact lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb finally opened an extension in its Waterford manufacturing plant. This brand new extension cost around €85 million and will create 125 new jobs in the community.Ireland's leaders, including Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tanaiste Frances... Read more


Johnson & Johnson just released a new eye drop for people with dry eye syndrome. This new product, called Blink Triple Action, can help repair and rehydrate all three layers of the eye's tear film.The two main ingredients in this formula are vitamin E and protective liposomes. An employee at Johnson... Read more


The German manufacturer Carl Zeiss AG has just released the world's first pair of eyeglasses designed for contact lens wearers. Called EnergizeMe, these spectacles are a great option for contact lens wearers who suffer from digital eye strain.Zeiss executives say they got the idea for these novel... Read more


The manufacturer Shamir UK has just released a brand new line of contacts ideal for smartphone addicts. Called Autograph InTouch, these soft multi-purpose contacts have special As-Worn technology that helps people focus on the small text on today's mobile devices.Shamir designed these new lenses for... Read more


The company No 7 Contact Lenses is proud to finally release a new brand of hybrid contact lenses in the United Kingdom. Called Elements, these lenses took the No 7 Contact Lenses team approximately five years to design.These new Elements lenses can really help people who have irregular corneas. In... Read more


People with corneal issues will soon have a new brand of contact lenses to choose from. No 7 Contact Lenses has announced its new ICD FlexFit scleral lenses specifically designed for people with irregularly shaped corneas.One of the head designers of these new contacts is Randy Kojima, the current... Read more


The independent launch agency Five by Five teamed up with contact lens company CooperVision to create a virtual reality (VR) experience like no other. Five by Five developed a 360-degree VR simulation to help patients understand basic eye health and to promote CooperVision's new Biofinity Energys... Read more


The eye care supplier Bausch + Lomb has just released its AQUALOX contacts in Japan. Bausch + Lomb executives say they expect great success from this launch into the robust Japanese contact lens market.These AQUALOX contacts are silicone hydrogel lenses that can be worn on a bi-weekly basis. AQUALOX... Read more


The soft contact lens manufacturer CooperVision just announced the winners of the annual FORCE Student of the Year competition. Both of this year's winners, Alessandra Rossi and Sara Picarazzi, come from the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan, Italy.The acronym FORCE stands for "Future Ocular... Read more


More people than ever before are being prescribed daily disposable contact lenses fitted with a toric design. A few reasons for the increased popularity of daily toric lenses has to do with the lenses' great visual quality and convenience. Also, new studies suggest that at least one third of... Read more


Valeant Pharmaceuticals' eye care subsidiary Bausch + Lomb will soon release a revolutionary contact lens solution called Renu Advanced Formula. This new contact solution is multipurpose and can be used on both soft and silicone hydrogel contacts.People in the contact lens industry are interested... Read more


The eye health supplier Bausch & Lomb just introduced a new brand of gas permeable contact lenses into the UK market. These specialized lenses will hopefully address the huge need in the UK contact market for lenses that can correct a patient's corneas.Called the Zenlens DX set, these scleral... Read more


The eye care company Bausch + Lomb is on a mission to recycle as many contact lenses as possible. That's why they've created the program #ONEbyONE to help everyone easily and safely recycle their contact lens products.In a recent press release, Bausch + Lomb proudly announced that it recycled over... Read more


Employees at Transitions Optical decided to use the launch of its new "Style Colours" lenses as an opportunity to raise funds for the less fortunate. Transitions Optical executives chose to raise awareness for the Thornbury Stroke Support group at its official "Style Colours" launch party.Guests at... Read more


Contact lens manufacturers are becoming increasingly interested in what's known as "plasma treatment." In addition to helping doctors make more comfortable lenses for the general public, influential members of the tech industry believe plasma treatment can help them develop the high-tech contacts of... Read more


More and more people are suffering from dry eye syndrome. This shouldn't really be a surprise when we consider how much time each day people spend looking at a computer, TV, smartphone, or tablet screen. Add contact lenses to the mix, and you have a recipe for dry eye disaster.The rate of contact... Read more


Numerous Portuguese optometrists are now praising the British mini-scleral lenses called Comfort 15. Some eye doctors believe these contacts represent a new frontier in the treatment of corneal issues.The Comfort 15 lenses, which are designed by No. 7 Contacts, received rave reviews at the most... Read more


Contact lens manufacturer CooperVision has just announced its new contact lenses made specifically for those who have to stare at computers everyday for work. These contacts, called Biofinity Energys, were designed to help people avoid the harmful symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome.These... Read more