By Emily TaitRobert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have been comparing notes on their contact lenses after filming the latest instalment of the Twilight series.Pattinson has long spoken of how wearing contact lenses helps him to adopt the brooding demeanour required of his character, Edward Cullen,... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaFor many people, losing their eyesight is their worst fear, even more so than their other senses failing, and for young people in particular it can have a severe impact on their lives.Yet, that was the scenario facing 12-year-old Zara Fraser this year, who feared she would never see... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaConcern has been raised about the number of drivers who are being forced off the road due to poor vision, following the publication of new statistics.Data issued by the Co-operative Motor Group revealed that to 4,009 licenses were revoked due to people's failing eyesight in 2010;... Read more


By Martin BurnsA new bill in Canada that will help to improve the quality and reliability of the contact lenses provided to the public has been backed by the country's health minister.According to Leona Aglukkaq, she is firmly behind the new bill, which would set out new requirements for... Read more


By Emily TaitBefore women start shopping for their Christmas party dress this year, they should first think about what eye makeup they are likely to be wearing, according to one expert.Jules Cardozo-Marsh, who has established herself as one of the most highly regarded makeup artists in the UK, said... Read more


By Emily TaitNicole 'Snooki' Polizzi is the latest celebrity to be seen sporting coloured contact lenses, as she turned up to a Halloween party wearing the decorative eyewear last weekend.The 25-year-old, who has graced the cover of Rolling Stone and multiple other global magazines in the... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethFor years, people wishing to change the colour of their eye have been forced to wear coloured contact lenses, but one surgeon is claiming that he can change people's eye colour forever with a simple procedure.According to Dr Gregg Homer, from Stroma Medical, which is a clinical... Read more


By Emily TaitWith the Christmas party season now in sight, it is time for women to start thinking about how they can use the latest makeup trends to look their best and impress others at festive get-togethers.This year, it is all about getting the eyes right, and this is easily achievable, according... Read more


By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer Menicon is planning to launch what would be the thinnest ever mass market daily disposable contact lens. The manufacturer announced that the lens, known as Magic, is the first in Japan to utilise HEMA-GMA, a material offering superior water retention by... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethThe number of road accidents which occur in the UK could be reduced substantially if people wore the right contact lenses, one expert has stated.According to Dr Sandip Doshi, senior optometrist at The Eyecare Centre in Hove and Optometrist Lead for the Community Eye Service for... Read more


By Emily TaitThis year has experienced the biggest ever sales spike for Halloween contact lenses, as people across the UK looked to enhance their outfits with weird and wonderful designs. Thanks to the enormous popularity of films such as the Twilight series recently, and this year"s release of the... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethThe condition proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR), which is the formation of scar tissue within the eye, is both serious and sight-threatening, and until now few treatments have been available for it with any large degree of success. However, a new study has suggested that an... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaOver the last few years, hundreds of sportsmen and women around the globe have begun wearing contact lenses to help improve their on-field performances and correct sight problems.One of the most famous contact lens wearers is Novak Djokovic, the world's number one tennis player,... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaLow light levels due to the autumn weather are causing problems for many contact lens wearers in the UK, according to a new survey.Research carried out by Bausch + Lomb (B+L) found that over half of British adults who require vision correction experience visual problems in low-light... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethExperts in Italy have made a new discovery in the fight against keratoconus, a demanding eye condition which can severely impact people's quality of life.A new vitamin B-based therapy called collagen crosslinking has been shown to improve vision in almost seven in ten of... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaPeople who wear contact lenses need to ensure that they are aware of any allergies they may have and also take care not to expose themselves to the causes of these allergies, one expert has noted.As many airborne particles can affect people, depending on their allergy, contact lens... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaIt is a well-known fact the people who require a prescription for their eyesight need to wear any required glasses or contact lenses when they are behind the wheel, but many motorists are failing to do so.According to a new report by The Co-operative Motor Group, the number of drivers... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaPeople can go a long way towards safeguarding their vision by taking part in regular exercise, one expert has noted.Clara Eaglen, eye health campaigns manager at the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), said that physical activity plays a major role when it comes to eye... Read more


By Emily TaitPeople looking for the ultimate Halloween costume this year may find that coloured contact lenses can help to round off the outfit, one source has noted.The Vancouver Sun explained that there are plenty of options open to people looking to turn into a werewolf, vampire or terrifying... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaNew figures from the Health Service Ombudsman have revealed that just 18 of more than 15,000 complaints lodged with the organisation were levelled at opticians.The bulk of issues were raised against the hospital service and GPs.Complaints ranged from the level of service received when... Read more