04.04.2011

Posted by Emily TaitAnyone who wears contact lenses and wishes to draw attention to their eyes might find the makeup tips from one fashion website very useful."Bold fuchsias and neon eyeshadows" will be very on trend this spring, according to becomegorgeous.com.When it comes to colours,... Read more


04.04.2011

By Alexa Kaczka A new video contest has been launched, in a bid to highlight the potentially beneficial nature of vision correction surgery. Those who have been provided with help by Dr Dean Dornic from the Laser Eye Center of Carolina will be able to get involved in the I Don't Need You... Read more


04.04.2011

Posted by Alexa Kaczka The Macular Disease Society (MDS) has announced that nominations are now open for its forthcoming awards ceremony. September this year will see the organisation host its annual event, which recognises the efforts of eye care professionals in the UK, at the Park Plaza... Read more


04.04.2011

Posted by Adrian Galbreth Young contact lens wearers in the US could be among those encouraged by the news that the country is set to launch a new eye care strategy for school-age children. A host of leading eye health professionals, education representatives and policymakers have been meeting to... Read more


01.04.2011

Posted by Adrian GalbrethThe National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published its first Glaucoma Quality Standard. This supports the implementation of a guideline on the management of chronic open angle glaucoma (COAG), suspected COAG and ocular hypertension (OH). It is hoped that... Read more


01.04.2011

Posted by Emily Tait Contact lens wearers wanting to attract attention to their eyes could follow some tips in order to get a style similar to US reality TV star Olivia Palermo. According to Hollywood Life, the socialite and model turned up to the Green Auction: A Bid to Save the Earth at... Read more


01.04.2011

By Emily Tait Women wearing contact lenses could invest in some metallic eyeshadow, which is becoming all the rage in Hollywood. According to Style Bistro, High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens was most recently spotted with the look, as she attended the premiere of her new film Sucker Punch on... Read more


31.03.2011

Posted by Adrian GalbrethA new imaging device which will help eye surgeries to diagnose diseases in patients will be developed through a new agreement between three companies.Bioptigen, based in North Carolina, has signed a contract with both Adventus Technology and the Brien Holden Vision Institute... Read more


30.03.2011

Posted by Alexa KaczkaHayfever sufferers could be affected by birch pollen this week, after the trees started blossoming following a spell of warm weather in the UK.The Daily Mail reported that contact lens wearers were spared runny noses and nasal congestion during the early part of the year, with... Read more


30.03.2011

People who wear tinted contact lenses to change the appearance of their eyes, such as performers, could have a greater chance of experiencing damage from an infection in their eyes, it has been found.According to research published in the European journal Acta Ophthalmologica, scientists from France... Read more


29.03.2011

By Emily TaitFashionistas should make sure they keep the area around their contact lenses glowing, with a returning makeup trend possibly helping this.Model and actress Danielle Lineker has pointed out that the blue eyeshadow tone is making a comeback on the faces of British women this spring.She... Read more


29.03.2011

By Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers will not be able to see the true benefit of the Nintendo 3DS until they actually view the device firsthand.This is the view of James Honeywell, the platform holder's UK marketing manager, who told Computer and Video Games that the handheld has been a... Read more


29.03.2011

By Adrian GalbrethBrits who use contact lenses may soon be able to benefit from a new system being developed in partnership by Bausch + Lomb and Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH (TPV).That is because the pair have came up with the first femtosecond laser that is capable of performing both refractive... Read more


29.03.2011

Posted by Emily TaitSummer is fast approaching and contact lens wearers should be considering what colour sunglasses best suit their face.Purple is one colour which is being tipped to be a favourite around the major fashion capitals, as it gives the wearer a funky and modern look.Fashion fans can... Read more


29.03.2011

A South Yorkshire optician chain has presented the local Guide Dogs for the Blind Association with a donation, following a competition in store.Martyn Kemp Opticians (MKO), which offers eye tests and sells glasses and contact lenses, raised the money through selling t-shirts featuring the winning... Read more


29.03.2011

A crackdown on cheap imports entering Britain could have a huge impact on the contact lens wearers of the UK.Chancellor George Osborne announced in his Budget last week that the government was planning to partly close a loophole which allows goods from outside the European Union (EU) to be sold... Read more


25.03.2011

Posted by Emily TaitTeen heart-throb Robert Pattinson has revealed that he hates having coloured contact lenses put in for his role in the Twilight films.Pattinson, who plays the role of Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Stephenie Meyer novels, told Entertainment Weekly about his aversion... Read more


24.03.2011

Posted by Adrian GalbrethEye tracking is one topic that is to be examined through a recently-launched education programme.The Scientists in Sport scheme, created by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and King's College London, is designed to show young people that careers in science can be fun and... Read more


24.03.2011

Posted by Martin BurnsMore than $623 million (£384 million) worth of contact lenses were sold in five markets within Asia last year, recent research has revealed.Market research firm GfK Asia found that the sales of contact lenses in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan... Read more


23.03.2011

Posted by Adrian GalbrethRescula eye drops are to be licensed across the world by Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Incorporated's wholly-owned subsidiary Sucampo Manufacturing & Research AG and R-Tech Ueno Ltd.These eye drops contain the active pharmaceutical ingredient unoprostone... Read more