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


09.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaIt is vital that people aiming to look after their eyes take measures to ensure their eyecare regimens are as hygienic as possible, one expert has advised.According to Dr Jamuna Pai, speaking to DNA India, people need to avoid wearing excessive amounts of make up around the eyes if... Read more


09.06.2011

By Emily TaitPeople who wear contact lenses should ensure that any products they buy fit perfectly with their lifestyle, a specialist has advised. Women in particular need to bear in mind whether they will be wearing makeup and how this could possibly affect their everyday life, said Bridgette Yeo,... Read more


08.06.2011

By Martin BurnsOptometrists in Malaysia could easily cope with having the responsibility of prescribing all of the country's contact lenses, one expert has claimed. After the Association of Malaysian Optometrists (AMO) suggested to the country's health ministry that opticians should be... Read more


07.06.2011

By Adrian GalbrethA treatment for macular odema (MO) has been approved by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). In its final draft guidance, NICE recommended the dexamethasone (Ozurdex, Allergan) intravitreal implant for the treatment of MO following central retinal vein... Read more


07.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaYet another baseball player has found that wearing new contact lenses helped him to improve his game and turn his form around. Bryce Harper, who plays centre field for the Hagerstown Suns, was struggling for form until he realised his poor vision was affecting his game and made up... Read more


06.06.2011

By Alexa Kaczka It is particularly important that people who will be spending a lot of time in the sun this summer take precautions to safeguard their vision, it has been claimed. According to fitsugar.com, the health and wellbeing advice site, a combination of products can help to keep... Read more


06.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaA controversial proposal which would see opticians banned from prescribing contact lenses has been made by one eyecare body. According to the Association of Malaysian Optometrists (AMO), many opticians lack sufficient training to be able to prescribe contact lenses to patients, and... Read more


03.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaA boy who was born blind may soon be able to see as money is being raised for him to have a pioneering operation. Hunter Hall, 13, is one of a set of triplets but suffers from an extremely rare eye disorder which hampers his everyday life, KMBC.com reports. However, a charity event... Read more


03.06.2011

By Emily TaitPeople who wear contact lenses have been given some tips to help ensure they are as comfortable as possible when in the sun this summer. A post on the health and wellbeing resource Fit Sugar noted that contact lens wearers need to think about the products they will be putting on their... Read more


03.06.2011

By Martin BurnsYoung professionals represent the future of the contact lens industry and will ensure that new innovations continue to enter the market in the months and years ahead, it has been claimed.According to Shelly Bansal, president of the British Contact Lens Association, the... Read more


01.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaThe volcanic ash emanating from the most recent Icelandic volcano to erupt has not only caused problem for airlines, as contact lens users have also been inconvenienced. Micro-particles in the air can interfere with the comfort of contact lenses, which was evident during last... Read more


01.06.2011

By Alexa KaczkaThe key to proper contact lens safety is compliance with the instructions provided by the manufacturer, it has been claimed. That is the message coming out of the most recent conference held by the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), which was attended by some of the leading... Read more


31.05.2011

By Alexa KaczkaOne famous recipient of eye surgery has revealed how the procedure has made her everyday life far easier and allowed her to do things she previously could not.According to Loose Women star Jane McDonald, she underwent microsurgery as a last resort after trying and contemplating... Read more


31.05.2011

By Adrian GalbrethSpecialist have claimed that a new treatment which can help to restore vision in people suffering from eye disease needs more study before it can be rolled out across the UK and the rest of the globe.According to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCO), a new treatment known as... Read more


31.05.2011

By Adrian GalbrethNew, innovative forms of treatment for blind people are now a possibility following new research into spatial awareness, it has been claimed.Dr Thomas Wolbers, from the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems, worked on a new study which has found that... Read more


31.05.2011

By Alexa KaczkaCaution needs to be exhibited among people who invest in new contact lenses which claim to be able to block out the sun's harmful rays while still letting UV light into the eye, it has been claimed.Dr Jeffrey Weaver, executive director of the American Board of Optometry in St.... Read more


31.05.2011

By Alexa KaczkaThe laser eye surgery market in the UK is currently going strong and is proving particularly fruitful for one organisation.That is according to Ultralase, which has said that the success rate of its procedures are now higher than ever before, with 99.1 per cent of patients treated... Read more


31.05.2011

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer has sets it sights on expanding its range and helping to make a big impact on the world of contact lenses following a rebranding process.The company has altered its logo and corporate identity and Lisa Fawcett, vice-president of global marketing for... Read more


31.05.2011

By Alexa KaczkaA contact lens wearer from Australia has endorsed her chosen brand and won a competition because of it.Sugar Spotlight Reader Lesley, from Victoria, has won $1,000 after expressing her fondness for Johnson & Johnson 1-Day Acuvue moist contact lenses, which she said have made a... Read more