15.07.2011

Posted by Alexa KaczkaBuying contact lenses online can be a great alternative than buying direct from your optician, buying online is not only cheaper but in most cases faster, and some of the more established sites have a wealth of knowledge and professionalism.Contactlenses.co.uk is one of the... Read more


14.07.2011

Posted by Alexa KaczkaWhile laser eye surgery is a relatively modern invention, with nowhere near as much heritage as glasses or contact lenses, it has now been around long enough for the people who have benefited from it to be able to tell their own success stories.However, many people are still... Read more


09.07.2011

By Alexa KaczkaThere are many options available to help people protect their vision from the sun, one expert has pointed out, with UV sunglasses and contact lenses particularly effective preventative measures.With summer now fully underway, people will be spending a lot more time outdoors, but it is... Read more


08.07.2011

By Emily TaitHarry Potter fever is currently sweeping the nation as the final instalment in the record-breaking franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, hits UK cinema screens next week.However, one lucky fan of the books and films has been able to see the movies before anyone else,... Read more


06.07.2011

By Martin BurnsA new product launch by a contact lens manufacturer will help to solve problems encountered by contact lens wearers during aeroplane flights, it has been claimed.According to Alcon, its new range of Opti-Free EverMoist contact lenses solutions will provide travellers with an excellent... Read more


06.07.2011

By Emily TaitThe star of the new TV series based on the hit 1980s film Teen Wolf has revealed how contact lenses play a key role in his transformation into the titular lycan.Tyler Posey, who at the age of 19 has been tasked with filling the shoes (and school uniform) that Michael J Fox so ably did... Read more


04.07.2011

By Alexa KaczkaIndependence Day is celebrated all over the world, not just in the US, with many people born in America or with American family celebrating in the usual way by letting off fireworks.However, with this comes a certain degree of risk, particularly to delicate areas of the body such as... Read more


04.07.2011

By Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers need to remember to wear sunglasses over the products whenever they are out in the sun, even if they are special UV contacts, one expert has advised.Speaking to news-medical.net, Dr Christopher Starr, an ophthalmologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill... Read more


30.06.2011

By Martin BurnsThe inventor of a contact lens innovation to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children has been honoured at an industry awards ceremony.Earl L Smith III, dean of the College of Optometry at the University of Houston, was presented with the Donald Korb Award for Excellence by... Read more


30.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaAnother member has been added to Operation Eyesight, an organisation which aims to prevent and reverse blindness.Ujjal Dosanjh, a former member of Canadian Parliament and premier of British Columbia, was elected to the board of directors of the Calgary-based, international,... Read more


30.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaFireworks remain a significant danger to young people, particularly men, and should not be provided to anyone under a responsible age, it has been claimed.An article in the Sun Chronicle pointed out that 4,000 people a year are hospitalised in the US alone due to the misuse of... Read more


29.06.2011

By Adrian GalbrethNew car interiors being developed by Ford may benefit people whose eyesight is beginning to fail, it has been claimed.According to Smart Planet, the car manufacturer's new vehicle interiors will feature displays which can be adjusted to make dials and instrumentation... Read more


29.06.2011

By Emily TaitA company which gained significant global attention by giving away free pairs of shoes to disadvantaged people for every pair sold at retail is now beginning to do the same with pairs of sunglasses.Toms has revealed that its 'one-for-one' mission will be extended to eyecare with... Read more


29.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaPeople who wear UV contact lenses may find that it is safer to combine them with sunglasses, one expert has recommended.Those who wear a combination of the two vision safeguards may find that they benefit from extra protection from the sun rather than wearing just one of them, said... Read more


28.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaIt is very important that people who will be spending a lot of time outdoors this summer take steps to protect their eyes from the sun's rays, one expert has warned.According to Dr Val Jones, chief executive of Better Health, a network of health bloggers, the dangers of UV rays... Read more


28.06.2011

By Adrian GalbrethExpectant mothers need to ensure they are taking on fatty acids to ensure their babies are receiving enough nutrients, one expert has warned.According to Yvonne Bishop-Weston, health and nutrition consultant with Foods for Life, Harley Street, London, the diet a pregnant woman... Read more


28.06.2011

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer CooperVision has developed a new means of fitting contact lenses, which it claims will make the process easier for both wearers and practitioners.According to the company, its new "streamlined" fitting technique will make it simpler for eyecare... Read more


28.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaA new study has found that up to a third of schoolchildren in India may be suffering from sight problems which require vision correction.The report, carried out by two members of the Indian Institute of Management and printed in the Times of India, suggests that 31 per cent of... Read more


27.06.2011

By Adrian GalbrethCar manufacturer Subaru has launched what it hopes will be the next step in road safety - the Eyesight system.The technology is implemented in the front of each car and can register pedestrians, cyclists and other road users as the driver is moving down a road.It is hoped that the... Read more


27.06.2011

By Emily TaitA star baseball player is trialling contact lenses in an attempt to improve his form, it has been revealed.Josh Hamilton, who plays for Texas in the American League, has been one of the star sluggers for a while now and was named MVP last season, but has been struggling lately due to... Read more