24.02.2014

Contact lens wearers must always replace their lenses in accordance with guidelines, Johnson & Johnson says.The manufacturer of Vistakon contacts conducted research and found that wearers of monthly replacement contacts find weeks three and four are often less comfortable than weeks one and two.The... Read more


24.02.2014

Advice on using contact lenses when working in an industrial environment has been given by an American institution.The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine detailed the guidelines of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).Individuals who wear contact lenses... Read more


24.02.2014

Contact lenses can be used to correct "almost any prescription", the chairman of the Eyecare Trust said recently.Iain Anderson said that compared to laser eye surgery, they are not so limited in what they can treat and with what strength.And because there is no formal surgical procedure involved,... Read more


23.02.2014

Those who suffer from dry eyes should not be afraid to seek treatment for the condition.Some time ago bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard teamed up with Allergan and a US organization, Red Hot Mamas (RHM), to raise awareness about the possible long-term consequences of dry eyes.The condition can... Read more


23.02.2014

Sporty types should consider contact lenses as a better alternative to wearing glasses on the pitch, a website advises.People who wear glasses and enjoy sport should consider keeping a stock of daily disposable lenses, according to an expert.Lifestyle website India Interacts said many people who... Read more


23.02.2014

Eyecare specialist and contact lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb have a great guide to eye health and beauty, entitled Eye Spy.It is aimed at helping people make the most of this feature and, of course, their vision, reports news service Easier.Bausch & Lomb said the guide was also a response to... Read more


23.02.2014

Correcting imperfect vision via laser eye surgery can be an ideal solution for some - but for others it is not suitable at all, an expert in the sector has said.As with any surgical procedure it carries an element of risk and this should always be considered, remarked Eyecare Trust chairman Iain... Read more


23.02.2014

If you are becoming concerned about your children"s eye health or even your own due to spending hours looking at computer screens, you may be interested in what optometrist Dr Eric DesGroseilliers said recently.Although some people experience some discomfort after using a computer for extended... Read more


21.02.2014

As the season changes, women may find that adjusting their skincare routine can be a good idea as well, because this can keep makeup fresh and vibrant throughout the year.However, making sure you draw attention to your eyes is always a good thing no matter what you are wearing, a supermodel has... Read more


21.02.2014

People with glaucoma could be treated in the future with innovative contact lenses that monitor the condition of the eyes.The "smart" contact lenses have been designed by Tingrui Pan and Hailin Cong, two researchers at UC Davis.They contain pressure-sensing technology that can detect static or... Read more


21.02.2014

Children who wear soft contact lenses are not at risk of their eyesight deteriorating faster than if they use another corrective option, according to a new study.Johnson & Johnson Vision Care - maker of 1 Day Acuvue - commissioned the research that studied the eyesight of almost 500 children aged... Read more


21.02.2014

The ways in which the years take their toll on people"s eyesight have been highlighted in a recent article.The three most common changes people experience in their eyes as they grow older are presbyopia (where the eye lens becomes inflexible), a loss of sensitivity and the need for more light.All of... Read more


19.02.2014

Some people might put off going for their regular eye exam because they keep forgetting and then begin to worry about the results.There is no need to worry, bad news at the opticians" is rare - and a visit is essential for eye health, as a recent news article demonstrates.Arsalan Mohammad wrote in... Read more


19.02.2014

Recent research has advised people to eat more oily fish to keep their eyesight good and healthy into old age.The study - coordinated by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, looked at the diets of 2,000 people across Europe.It concluded that those who ate oily fish once a week were... Read more


19.02.2014

Wearers of contact lenses use to be advised that wearing makeup was not a good idea.This was "conventional wisdom" that it is an outmoded notion, unfortunately this can still be advised by some eye care practitioners or older contact lens wearers.However, there are some guidelines for specific types... Read more


18.02.2014

According to Acuvue - which makes 1 Day Acuvue, Acuvue Oasys and 1 Day Acuvue Moist, - the first rule of wearing contact lenses successfully is to always follow the manufacturers" instructions."The key is to get in the habit of caring for your lenses conscientiously," the company states."Or, if you... Read more


18.02.2014

The future of contact lenses is to wear them inside the eye, according to a scientist.Daily contact lenses - currently the choice of millions of people thanks to their convenience and hygiene benefits - could become redundant with new technological advances.Scientists are trying to develop flexible... Read more


18.02.2014

Reminders to get regular sight test and checks ups don"t come stronger than this. A court heard recently how a driver who killed a woman had allowed his prescription for corrective contact lenses to lapse.The male Student, who wore lenses because he was short-sighted, was told by the judge he had... Read more


18.02.2014

Using VDUs can give people headaches and blurred vision - but this does not mean they have to stop using the computer.According to experts - including the Health and Safety Executive - proper posture and distance/position from the computer screen is at the heart of comfortable and safe... Read more


18.02.2014

Ethical cosmetics company the Body Shop has a cosmetic line it says is suitable for people who wear contact lenses.Nature"s Minerals is aimed at people with sensitive skin, being free from preservatives, fragrances and oils.The foundation contains a sun protection factor of 25 to shield skin from... Read more