28.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaMany schoolchildren across the UK and the rest of the world have their eyes checked while they are still in primary school, identifying vision problems early before they have the chance to develop and cause major issues. However, in many cases this may not be enough, according to one... Read more


28.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaContact lenses enable people to take part in many different sporting activities that would be uncomfortable or even impossible in glasses, but swimming is not one of them, it has been noted. According to Dr Leslie Doctor from Doctor & Associates, a founding member of the Wilton... Read more


27.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaMoving the clock forward an hour for daylight savings time certainly has its benefits, but this does not include the rise in the number of car crashes at this time of year, because of eyesight problems, it has been noted. Adrian Brown, the RSA's UK and western Europe chief... Read more


27.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaEverybody will get an eye infection at some time in their life or suffer from some kind of vision complaint that can be cleared up by medicine, but for some people these problems never go away. In this instance, their eye complaint may be telling them more than they know, as there... Read more


27.03.2012

By Adrian GalbrethWet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and ischemic retinopathy are two of the leading causes of vision loss on the planet and can severely hamper the lives of many, particular as there are few effective treatments for the conditions. However, experts in Canada believe that a... Read more


26.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaThe link between diabetes and the risk of blindness is one that many people are not aware of, but it is a danger that needs to be highlighted, one expert has noted. Boots pharmacist Angela Chalmers said that Type 2 diabetes is often seen as the diabetes of the older generation, and... Read more


26.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaPeople who regularly take part in sporting activity often encounter great difficulty when their eyesight starts to fail and they require vision correction. Not only does it affect their hand-eye coordination – which is essential for many sports – but the though of wearing... Read more


26.03.2012

By Adrian GalbrethAs one of the leading causes of vision loss on the planet, glaucoma is understandably the focus of many studies, though a new one appears to have come closer than most to creating a new treatment for the blinding condition. In glaucoma patients, the optic nerve, which relays... Read more


26.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaAlthough the vast majority of people follow contact lens instructions perfectly, some people continue to make errors when inserting the vision correction products, it has been noted. The health advice site Newsolio.com explained that one issue which a surprising number of people... Read more


23.03.2012

By Adrian GalbrethThere are two options for curing cataracts, a doctor has underlined: extracapsular cataract extraction and intracapsular cataract extraction.Doctor Anthony Komaroff of Harvard Medical School highlighted that cataract surgery improves vision in the vast majority of people who... Read more


23.03.2012

Posted by Emily TaitLarge contact lenses could bring relief to the millions of people who suffer from dry eyes, new research has shown.A pair of wide-diameter contact lenses could be used to relieve the uncomfortable sensation of dry eyes, reports ScienceDaily, making them a "hot topic" in... Read more


22.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaA "wonderful" new glaucoma treatment called canaloplasty could prevent the damage to the eyes caused by glaucoma, a doctor has noted.Writing in the Orange County Register, Dr David Richardson, of San Gabriel Eye Associates, explained that the new procedure is like inserting... Read more


22.03.2012

By Adrian GalbrethProblems with peripheral vision can be an indicator of brain tumours, and now scientists have developed an eye device to detect such illnesses.Researchers in Edinburgh have designed a device which uses infra-red light to measure peripheral vision.Problems with peripheral vision... Read more


21.03.2012

By Emily TaitMake-up trends this spring will see focus return to the eye, as eyeliner is set to make a "huge comeback" one expert maintains.Laura Jane Sessions, from organicmakeupartist.co.uk, noted that eyeliner has hit the catwalks in a big way this season, with every style from classic... Read more


21.03.2012

By Adrian GalbrethTargeted x-ray treatment of an individual eye could prevent the onset of glaucoma, new research indicates.A study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that when target x-ray therapy was given to young mice who would be prone to glaucoma in later life, that eye... Read more


20.03.2012

By Emily TaitContact lenses are a fantastic vision aid, but users need to look after them properly - a fact highlighted by the British Contact Lens Association.The organisation highlighted the importance of doing as the doctor orders and undergoing regular check-ups to ensure that eye health is... Read more


20.03.2012

By Adrian GalbrethPeople visiting beauty salons to get their eyebrows shaped should protect their contact lenses by removing the eyewear, one expert has noted.Opthalmologist Dr Ross Pullikkan noted in the Times of India that the process of getting eyebrows plucked, waxed and threaded with their... Read more


19.03.2012

By Adrian GalbrethAn unemployed man is offering companies the chance to invest in some eye-catching advertising by wearing contact lenses with their logos on.Mahmood Choudhury will wear contact lenses featuring the logo or symbol of the firm for a minimum of seven days.Companies will be able to... Read more


19.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers must observe eye hygiene when in close proximity to water, it has been underlined.One expert has warned that as the summer approaches, and more people get in the mood for swimming and water sport, they should ensure they know the best approach with their contact... Read more


16.03.2012

By Alexa KaczkaThe majority of people who opt for extended wear contact lenses choose the silicone hydrogel type, which allow more air to get to the eyes.Research published in the journal Optometry and Vision Science found that 72 per cent of extended wear lenses purchased were of this type.Many eye... Read more