07.09.2010

By Emily TaitThe popularity of coloured and decorative contact lenses is likely to increase in 2010 as people go all-out to create the perfect costume, one source believes.Tom Bohan, founder of HalloweenLenses.org, said that people all over the world are likely to be wearing coloured contact lenses... Read more


07.09.2010

Posted by Alexa KaczkaContact lenses wearers can enjoy significantly more comfort than people who wear glasses for vision correction, one source has observed.A post on EzineMark.com said that contact lens wearers have the bonus of not having to worry about putting their glasses down and losing them... Read more


07.09.2010

By Alexa KaczkaIt is vital for contact lenses to be handled correctly so that users do not fall foul of poor hygiene, one source has warned.Ben Johnson, writing for Elite Article Dictionary, said that keeping contact lenses clean and storing them properly are the two major safety aspects of the... Read more


06.09.2010

By Alex KaczkaA sight loss charity in the West Midlands is crying out for volunteers so it can continue its work to help people with visual impairment.Stourbridge-based Thomas Pocklington Trust, an organisation which provides housing, care and help across the country, needs helpers to offers home... Read more


06.09.2010

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer Bausch + Lomb (B+L) has announced it is to acquire the product Miochol(R)-E in a deal which affects the US, Canadian, Australian and Korean markets.Miochol(R)-E is an injectable miotic pharmaceutical used during eye surgery to constrict the pupil and it is... Read more


02.09.2010

By Alexa KaczkaAs many people may spend up to £30,000 in their lifetime on glasses, laser eye surgery may be a wise option, one source has stated.Tony Veverka, chief executive of Ultralase, told the Belfast Telegraph that laser eye surgery is a "safe and effective" treatment which... Read more


01.09.2010

By Martin BurnsAbbott has recalled its contact lens solution in some parts of the Middle East and Europe, the latest reports suggest.According to the Wall Street Journal, loose-fitting caps on the bottles could affect the lifespan and sterility of the products and potentially put customers at... Read more


01.09.2010

By Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers in Delhi have been offered safety advice after a rise in the number of conjunctivitis cases in the city.Residents have been advised to remove contact lenses when washing their eyes with water, as conjunctivitis cases are rising at a rapid rate, India Today... Read more


27.08.2010

By Alexa KaczkaWhile people who follow manufacturer instructions and buy from reputable suppliers are never likely to have any problem with their contact lenses, there are consequences for those who do not.That is the opinion of David Gritz, a Montefiore Medical Center researcher, who told Reuters... Read more


25.08.2010

By Alexa KaczkaPeople keen to change their appearance by investing in coloured contact lenses have been issued a warning from one sector source.The Nigerian Tribune documented the story of one woman who bought coloured contact lenses for fashion purposes but soon found that the products gave her... Read more


24.08.2010

By Martin BurnsJohnson & Johnson has announced that its contact lenses recall has been expanded to include 24 countries.Initially, the contact lens manufacturer had recalled approximately 100,000 boxes of its 1-Day Acuvue TruEye which had gone on sale in Japan following reports of irritation... Read more


24.08.2010

By Emily TaitPeople who purchase unofficial contact lenses online could find that the consequences are devastating, one expert has explained.After the so-called "doe-eyed" contact lenses were allegedly popularised by Lady Gaga in her video for Bad Romance, thousands of teenagers have... Read more


23.08.2010

By Alexa KaczkaThere is positive growth in the contact lens industry in Japan, according to the latest report.Euromonitor International's Contact Lenses in Japan report, which the firm claims offers a "comprehensive guide" to the size and shape of the market at a national level,... Read more


23.08.2010

By Martin BurnsIt is essential that contact lens users place the products in a solution in order to clean them effectively, one source has pointed out.Writing for Helium.com, Lenna Gonya said that it seems obvious to clean contact lenses in this manner, but lots of people fail to do so and maybe... Read more


20.08.2010

By Martin BurnsJohnson & Johnson has recalled a batch of contact lenses in Macau as a precautionary measure.The contact lens manufacturer is recalling a limited number of boxes from select lots of 1-Day Acuvue TruEye made in Ireland, after users in Japan complained of slight eye irritation and some... Read more


20.08.2010

By Alexa KaczkaOne sector expert has advised people to remove their contact lenses before flying away on holiday this summer.Mondial Assistance said that many people forget to remove contact lenses before the plane takes off and are therefore subject to dry eyes when the cabin pressurises and the... Read more


19.08.2010

By Alexa KaczkaThe value of the contact lens industry has soared in five Asian markets and has now reached US$296 million (£190 million), it has been revealed.According to GfK Asia, the industry across Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia was boosted significantly in the... Read more


19.08.2010

By Emily TaitPeople heading away to catch the summer sun have been advised to take a pair of sunglasses which offer good UV protection in order to safeguard their vision.Dr Luisa Dillner, writing in the Guardian, compiled a checklist of things which people need to take away on holiday in order to... Read more


18.08.2010

By Alexa KaczkaPeople hoping to boost their appearance and ensure their body is as healthy as possible have been given beauty tips by one expert, who claims that looking after the eyes can be the key.Dr Iain Anderson, chairman of the Eyecare Trust, told the Daily Mail that all contact lenses should... Read more


17.08.2010

By Adrian GalbrethNew drug research may pave the way for more effective treatments of age-related macular degeneration - the leading cause of blindness in the western world.Those are the claims being made by researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, who say that a protein known as... Read more