11.01.2012

By Adrian GlabrethAn increasing degree of importance is set to be placed on visual rehabilitation as the world's population ages, a new report has suggested. Analysis of the current issue of Deutsches Arzteblatt International by Susanne Trauzettel-Klosinski shows that age-related macular... Read more


11.01.2012

By Alexa KaczkaThe new iPhone 4S from Apple could be helping to improve people's eyesight - or at least maintain it, it has been claimed. Speaking to Forbes, Dr Vance Thompson, board-certified ophthalmologist, said that the phone's inability to allow users to adjust font size for email... Read more


11.01.2012

By Martin Burns Tributes have poured in for a man who helped to pioneer the modern contact lens, who could count baseball stars and the president of the United States as an early adopter of his products. Joe Goldberg, from Norfolk, Virginia, died at the age 91 after a lifetime devoted to enhancing... Read more


10.01.2012

By Emily TaitRolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has become the latest in a long line of celebrities to undergo laser eye surgery, it has been reported. According to the Daily Mirror, Richards, who has been rocking with the Stones for five decades, decided to undergo the procedure to boost his... Read more


10.01.2012

By Adrian GalbrethPersonal media eyewear specialist Innovega has announced the completion of its new mega-pixel eyewear in a compact in a commitment to producing high-performance designs for augmented reality (AR). The company says the Innovega iOptikTM meets the demanding performance requirements... Read more


10.01.2012

By Alexa KaczkaPeople who suffer from allergies that often affect their vision because they make their eyes water are not restricted from wearing contact lenses, it has been observed. News USA pointed out that some people suffer from allergic conjunctivitis when irritants such as pollen or dust... Read more


10.01.2012

By Martin BurnsThe latest contact lenses from Bausch + Lomb (B+L) have been revealed, which the organisation claims will help to benefit people who suffer from keratoconus.According to B+L, the Kerasoft IC silicone hydrogel contact lenses can treat patients with keratoconus and other irregular... Read more


09.01.2012

By Adrian GalbrethA new discovery by experts in the US could change the way in which people with vision problems are treated, it has been claimed. Sally Temple of the Neural Stem Cell Institute in Rensselaer, New York, led a study which suggests patients in need of perfectly matched neural stem... Read more


09.01.2012

By Alexa Kaczka An MP who has fought for stricter regulations to be imposed in the motoring sector to ensure drivers have adequate eyesight has been honoured. Sheffield Heeley MP Meg Munn was awarded Brake and Direct Line's Road Safety Parliamentarian of the Month Award for her campaign to... Read more


06.01.2012

By Martin BurnsNew technological advances are constantly being made in the field of contact lenses to ensure wearers benefit form the greatest possible comfort and vision correction, one expert has pointed out.Dr Susan Blakeney, optometric advisor at The College of Optometrists, said new contact... Read more


06.01.2012

By Alexa KaczkaPeople considering undergoing laser eye surgery have been advised not to take the procedure lightly, as it is a major operation that can have life-changing benefits but also carries risks.Saundra Winer, writing for EQuick News, said that there are many things that people thinking of... Read more


05.01.2012

By Adrian GalbrethThe chances of developing a vision-threatening disease that can lead to glaucoma and cataracts are affected by environmental factors, a new study has found. According to experts at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear's Glaucoma Center of Excellence, the risk of developing... Read more


05.01.2012

By Adrian GalbrethPeople may soon be able to monitor their blood sugar levels through super smart contact lenses, if new developments from Microsoft are anything to go by. Experts at the software giant, in collaboration with specialist from the University of Washington, are reportedly putting the... Read more


04.01.2012

By Alexa KaczkaPeople heading to the slopes in the coming weeks have been offered some tips to help ensure they come back in one piece, with good vision care one of the most important considerations. Dr A Herbert Alexander, from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), told US News that... Read more


04.01.2012

By Emily Tait 2012 is going to be "a year of variety" as far as eye makeup is concerned, with metallic colours leading the way, one beauty expert has highlighted. Zara Stone Rabinowicz, freelance beauty editor of Kissandmakeup.tv, said there will be a "wide colour spectrum"... Read more


03.01.2012

By Emily TaitWomen who are new to wearing contact lenses have been advised how to wear them safely in conjunction with makeup. Dr Susan Blakeney, optometric advisor at the College of Optometrists, said that just because the party season is over it does not mean that people will stop going out and... Read more


03.01.2012

By Adrian GalbrethPeople who have made up their mind to undergo laser eye surgery but are unsure of which type of procedure to have may find that Lasik allows for quicker recovery than Lasek, one organisation has noted. While Lasik is a riskier operation that involves cutting flap in the eye to... Read more


30.12.2011

By Adrian GalbrethWomen who wear contact lenses should take safety into account when deciding on a make-up application process.Depending on the type of contact lenses, they should be inserted at different stages in the make-up process.Soft contact lenses should be put in before applying the make-up,... Read more


30.12.2011

By Martin BurnsWhen out shopping for make-up, contact lens wearers should look for specific products such as oil-free moisturisers, to avoid affecting their eyewear.Opt for oil free moisturisers, advises the American Optometric Association, and never have such products on your hands when handling... Read more


29.12.2011

By Martin BurnsAlthough many people nowadays use disposable contact lenses, a significant proportion of wearers prefer reusable contacts, which need to be cleaned and stored properly overnight. One of the main reasons for having reusable contacts is that people need to order new ones less... Read more