03.06.2010

By Alexa KaczkaA new campaign will encourage the UK"s employers to look after the eye health of their workers.National sight charity the Eyecare Trust and insurance provider Simplyhealth have launched the ScreenSmart initiative to offer advice to companies on how they can protect their employees"... Read more


02.06.2010

By Alexa KaczkaA top baseball player has revealed that new contact lenses have helped to transform his game and increase his batting average.Eric Duncan, who plays for the Mississippi Braves and formerly starred for the New York Yankees, has revealed that contact lenses have been the key to him... Read more


02.06.2010

By Martin BurnsSupermarket chain ASDA has revealed that people who go to a store for an eye test will receive a free contact lens assessment.According to the company, the assessment, which normally costs £15, will be offered to anybody attending one of its optical practices and will be a permanent... Read more


01.06.2010

By Emily TaitThe hit Twilight novels and movies have not only spawned a legion of teenage fans, but also started a trend for wearing coloured contact lenses, it has been claimed.According to the Sun, students at a US high school have taken to wearing the contact lenses and dressing up as either... Read more


01.06.2010

By Martin BurnsContact Lens manufacturer Bausch + Lomb has refreshed its portfolio of products in Asia in order to increase its presence throughout the continent.The Malaysian Star reports that Asian consumers now have a new option when it comes to multi-purpose contact lens solution, giving those... Read more


28.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaContact lens manufacturer CooperVision has formed a partnership with the US Armed Services to ensure military personnel can access its products. Through the agreement, the company has developed a new microsite where the armed forces will be able to learn about the firm"s portfolio and... Read more


27.05.2010

Sunglasses should still be worn by contact lens users in order to protect their eyes from the sun"s UV rays, one organisation has warned.A range of advice has been provided by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, which may help people to avoid damaging their eyes during sunny periods.While some... Read more


27.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaOne expert has issued a warning over the dangers of exposing the eyes to the sun"s harmful UV rays, or those in tanning salons.Dr Michael Kutryb, an ophthalmologist, pointed out that UV radiation, whether from natural sunlight or indoor artificial rays, can damage the eye"s surface... Read more


27.05.2010

By Martin BurnsContact lenses manufactured by Ciba Vision are a good option for people looking for durability and reliability while also retaining a youthful look, according to one source.One writer on the Malay Mail pointed out that Ciba Vison Air Op¬tix Aqua Multifocal Contact Lenses can... Read more


26.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaOrganisations have been warned that protecting the vision of staff is essential and also advised to invest in high-quality precautions.A new study carried out by UVEX has shown that companies which have staff who work with dangerous materials should makes sure safety goggles and other... Read more


25.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaA sportsman who had Lasik laser eye surgery has said that it was one of the best things he has ever done and has helped to boost his career.Paul Shefflin, 29, who plays hurling for his club team Ballyhale Shamrocks, in Kilkenny, said his decision to undergo laser eye surgery last... Read more


25.05.2010

Posted by Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers must take extra care to protect their vision due to the volcanic ash which remains in the air across Europe, it has been claimed.Eilish O"Regan, writing in the Irish Independent, said that the ash can cause many problems for contact lens wearers if it... Read more


24.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaPeople who wear contact lenses which are not official are asking for trouble and may suffer the consequences later in life, it has been claimed.Dan Kelly, writing for the Reading Eagle, pointed to one case of a 13-year-old boy who suffered problems after purchasing contact lenses from... Read more


21.05.2010

By Martin BurnsBausch + Lomb has launched a new application for Apple"s iPhone and iPod touch devices which is designed to offer practitioners help in fitting toric lenses.According to the contact lens manufacturer, the tool involves three steps including spectacle refraction, the adjustment of any... Read more


21.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethAn alternative to laser eye surgery has been developed and trialled successfully in the US, after one patient reported improved vision. Texas man Craig Matus told My Fox Houston that he used to get irritated when his glasses slipped off his nose and this prevented him from taking... Read more


20.05.2010

By Alexa Kaczka A new partnership between sight and hearing loss charities has been launched in the Borders. The initiative brings together RNID Scotland and RNIB Scotland and will aim to establish better social networks as well as offer assistance in education, employment and training in the... Read more


19.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaPeople looking for a contact lens which can offer protection against the sun should look no further than 1 Day Acuvue Moist lenses, according to one source.The Pointers for Parents blog said that contact lenses which offer UV protection are a must if people want to avoid the sun"s... Read more


18.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethA new treatment for myopia which involves implanting plastic lenses in the eye may be a safer alternative to laser surgery, according to a new study.Research carried out by Moorfields Eye Hospital in London found that patients who underwent the lens implant had a substantial... Read more


17.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaPeople who wear contact lenses should be prepared for the summer if they usually suffer from hayfever and similar allergies, one source has warned.Naomi Creason, writing for the Carlisle Sentinel, pointed out that the summer months bring high pollen counts which can often play havoc... Read more


17.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethContact lenses which combine the best elements from different types of lenses may be the most effective form of vision correction, according to one source.Denise DeWitt, writing for EmpowHer, said that hybrid contact lenses which have elements of both soft and hard types can solve... Read more