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


26.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaA recent industry event helped to highlight how contact lenses can be a great addition to people's lives and bring about real improvements in their vision, one user has revealed.Speaking to AME.info, Saleem Marta said that he attended an event at the Avenues Mall in Kuwait and was... Read more


24.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaThe current number plate test in the UK is working well and an adequate means of testing the vision of motorists, according to the transport minister.Theresa Villers made the comments after a Sheffield MP this week claimed that more tests need to be put in place to ensure that older... Read more


23.06.2011

By Martin BurnsAn event in the US has helped to raise awareness of the importance of contact lens compliance and how people will ensure their eyes stay safe if they adhere to manufacturer instructions.The symposium, hosted at the Avenue Mall in Jacksonville, Florida, was attended by Acuvue brand... Read more


22.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaActress Sylvia Sims has put her weight behind a campaign encouraging people to have regular eye tests to prevent falls around the home.The 71-year-old actress has herself suffered a fall in recent times and blamed this on poor eyesight – something she is now hoping to raise... Read more


22.06.2011

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer CooperVision has unveiled the latest additions to its range of contact lenses - the new Biofinity Multifocal.The new products will join other contacts in the Biofinity range of 30-day replacement lenses.It contains elements of both the Biofinity Asphere as... Read more


21.06.2011

By Emily Tait Broadcaster Fiona Bruce read the news without contact lenses last week, instead opting for glasses on one of the rare occasions she does so. The 47-year-old, who regularly reads news during the prime time Six O'Clock News and Ten O'Clock News broadcasts, always wears contact... Read more


19.06.2011

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer Bausch + Lomb has unveiled it latest range of contact lenses and related products, which it claims will have a positive impact on the eyecare market.The company showcased a range of products at the American Optometric Association's (AOA's) annual... Read more


17.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaPeople who wear daily disposable contact lenses may find that their allergy symptoms are reduced, a new study has claimed,The report, which will appear in a future issue of Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, the official journal of the British Contact Lens Association, suggests that... Read more


16.06.2011

Employers need to remember that they have a duty to protect the vision of their workforce and ensure they have regular eye check-ups, one expert has pointed out.James Glover, spokesman for the healthcare organisation Simplyhealth, noted that companies are now legally obliged to protect the eyesight... Read more


16.06.2011

By Martin BurnsCooperVision has unveiled the latest addition to its range of contact lenses, the Biofinity Multifocal, at an industry conference in the US.The company revealed the product at the American Optometric Association's annual conference in Utah, explaining that the monthly lens will... Read more


15.06.2011

By Martin BurnsA new range of products will be showcased by contact lens manufacturer Bausch + Lomb this week, when the company displays its new wares at the American Optometric Association's annual meeting in Salt Lake City.According to the firm, it is aiming to improve its line of products in... Read more


14.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaNational Eye Health Week got officially underway yesterday (June 13th), with people across the UK encouraged to think about their eye health and how to prevent vision problems developing.Launched by Vision Matters, the scheme sees eyecare charities, organisations and health... Read more


14.06.2011

By Adrian GalbrethA new study has suggested that the drug ranibizumab could play a role in helping to reduce the number of people suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it has been claimed.According to a computer modeling study carried out at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins... Read more


14.06.2011

The advancement of time has been kind to the world we live in. Virtually every aspect of modern life from the way we communicate to how we get from A to B has been completely reinvented, several times over, in the space of just one century. Major breakthroughs in medicine bring us closer to cures... Read more


13.06.2011

By Martin BurnsA new global contact lens standard issued by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) will prove an indispensable tool for any member of the eyecare industry, it has been claimed. Imre Kovats, project leader for the latest contact lens standard issued by the ISO, said... Read more


13.06.2011

By Emily Tait With dozens of UK festivals taking place in the coming weeks, revellers have been issued with advice on which looks will be on trend this season and how to get away with them. Zara Rabinowicz, beauty writer, expert and editor of Kiss & Makeup, explained that it is possible to... Read more


10.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaWith the UK festival season now officially underway, it is important that people bear a few things in mind before heading away for the weekend – including the need to protect their eyesight. As hygiene is not exactly at the top of people's lists when they descend on a muddy... Read more


09.06.2011

By Martin BurnsThe International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published the latest global standard for contact lenses, pertaining to the sale and use of the products. In ISO 14534:2011, Ophthalmic Optics - Contact Lenses and Contact Lens Care Products – Fundamental Requirements,... Read more


09.06.2011

By Martin BurnsThe latest product manual from the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM) has been released, providing a definitive list of the products created by its members. In the 2011 ACLM year book, manufacturers can view all the contact lenses and associated products produced by... Read more