15.04.2011

By Alexa KaczkaA war veteran from the US state of Minnesota has been given the gift of having perfect eyesight, without the need for glasses or contact lenses, thanks to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and Lasik Plus.Mike Simon, who is in the Minnesota Army National Guard, was one of four wounded... Read more


14.04.2011

Parents concerned by the amount of time their children, who might already wear glasses or contact lenses, stare at TV and computer screens have been offered some peace of mind by an expert.Speaking to the Sioux City Journal, Dr Beth Bruening, a South Dakota eye specialist, said that while lengthy... Read more


14.04.2011

Tasmanian health minister Michelle O"Byrne recently urged people to carefully monitor their own eyesight, particularly those over 40 who may already be wearing contact lenses or spectacles.Ms O"Byrne is launching a campaign designed to promote greater awareness of eye health, as figures suggest that... Read more


14.04.2011

New research has revealed the extent to which aerosol spray cans pose serious eye injury risks to young children, including those wearing contact lenses or spectacles.In a Brown University study, it was found that children were the victims of more than half of the US emergency room visits for... Read more


13.04.2011

Research has suggested that gaining weight in middle age could notably increase a man"s risk of going blind in later life, which may interest men already wearing glasses or contact lenses to correct their vision.According to scientists at the University of Melbourne, piling on the pounds puts men in... Read more


13.04.2011

Posted by Alexa KaczkaWearing daily disposable lenses could help people beat their spring-time allergies, it has been claimed.Following a study which last month revealed that allergy season may be up to a month longer this year, Paul Karpecki, clinical director of the Koffler Vision Group, revealed... Read more


12.04.2011

Posted by Emily TaitWith summer on the way ladies are likely to be striving to achieve a radiance similar to that of Latino star Jennifer Lopez.Creating the golden nude look can be difficult, as choosing the wrong tones can wash women out rather than give them a summer glow.Women with golden skin... Read more


12.04.2011

Posted by Emily TaitA baseball player for the Detroit Tigers has attributed some of his success on the field to his contact lenses.Ryan Perry is currently out of action as an eye infection which has led to corneal abrasion has prevented him from wearing his contact lenses.The sportsman told... Read more


12.04.2011

By Emily TaitIt seems there is no stopping US heartthrob Justin Bieber. Having taken the music and film industries by storm, he now looks set - with the help of stylish eyewear - to make his mark on the international fashion stage.Over the weekend, Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana (D&G)... Read more


11.04.2011

By Emily TaitKT Tunstall, the Scottish folk artist who famously sung the fitting lyrics "Suddenly I See", has reportedly chosen laser eye surgery as an alternative to wearing contact lenses.The 35-year-old songwriter, from Edinburgh, who became an international star with the release of her... Read more


11.04.2011

By Alexa KaczkaA Canadian athlete claimed first place in an important event at the weekend, despite having lost one of her contact lenses on the track.Paula Findlay needed just the one lens to clinch a win in the opening women's race of the International Triathlon Union's championship series... Read more


08.04.2011

By Alexa KaczkaAn event is set to take place this month which will see people of different ages speak about their experience of using contact lenses.On April 14th, the Contact Lenses Through the Ages meeting will take place at 76 Portland Place, London, and is being organised by the British... Read more


08.04.2011

Posted by Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers have been offered advice about the cleaning products they could use for their vision correction solution.Dr Marc Werner, a US ophthalmologist, told Fox News he believes it does not really matter what solution people use to clean their contact lenses.He said... Read more


08.04.2011

By Alexa KaczkaWorking with children in local primary schools in Nampula, Mozambique has been described as a great learning experience by one future optometrist.Orla Murphy, who is studying optometry at Ireland's Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), travelled to Mozambique with a group of... Read more


07.04.2011

By Alexa KaczkaStudents for Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland, recently paid a visit to Mozambique with the aim of raising awareness about eye-related issues.Cliodhna Flannery, Claire Judge, Fiona Murphy and Orla Murphy went to the African country during March, where they took part... Read more


07.04.2011

Posted by Emily TaitContact lens users hoping to spruce up their makeup could go for a vampy-eyes look, one beauty expert has advised.Celebrity makeup artist Rozelle Parry said the vampy look is definitely going to be one of the "sexiest" trends this spring.She said the first thing people... Read more


07.04.2011

By Alexa KaczkaEye patients based in the Ontario region are likely to benefit from a new decision concerning medications, according to an expert from the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO).The organisation's president Dr John Mastronardi responded positively to a decision which has been... Read more


07.04.2011

By Martin Burns Bausch + Lomb is midway through a $100 million (£61.4 million) investment at its Irish plant, it was announced today.The contact lens manufacturer is expanding its plant in Co Waterford on Ireland's southern coast, in a move which will result in 100 construction jobs over... Read more


06.04.2011

Posted by Emily TaitPastel and candy-coloured eyeshadow are what contact lens wearers should be applying this spring, one makeup expert has suggested.Talking to the Sun, MaxFactor expert Caroline Barnes said people should be picking a mauve shade of eyeshadow for their peepers and they should apply... Read more


06.04.2011

By Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers have been advised on two ways in which they might be able to tackle the problems posed by allergies during the springtime.The length of time which people spend wearing their contact lenses could be cut during the spring months if consumers do struggle with allergy... Read more