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


14.05.2010

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer Mark"ennovy Personalised Care has bought Cheshire-based polymer company Vista Optics, it has been reported.Announcing the deal, George Nabil Sarrouf, Mark"ennovy chairman and chief executive officer, said the organisation "respects" Vista Optics"... Read more


14.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaAn expert has warned that many people have underlying eye health problems but are not doing enough to have them checked out and remedied.Dr Antoinette Dumalo, a doctor of optometry and president of the British Columbia Association of Optometrists, said that there is plenty of evidence... Read more


13.05.2010

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer Bausch + Lomb has revealed that DraftFCB will be responsible for the company"s European advertising account. The new deal will see the agency take care of Bausch and Lomb"s TV, press and outdoor campaigns and be responsible for creating new ads to generate... Read more


13.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaA vision charity has called for new members after attendance at committee meetings began to dwindle. Sight Concern"s Evesham Branch is asking for new committee members and is on the lookout for a new chairman, in order to organise meetings and arrange fundraising activities, the... Read more


12.05.2010

By Emily TaitPeople looking for the best deals on contact lenses will find that it pays to shop around, one specialist has pointed out.Ophthalmic expert Dr Bruce Anderson told ABC Action News that his daughter recently started wearing contact lenses because they look much better than glasses, but... Read more


12.05.2010

By Emily TaitA Bollywood film star got into her latest role by wearing coloured contact lenses, she has revealed.Bipahsa Basu told One India that she wore green coloured contact lenses to prepare for playing a character called Aziza in her latest movie, something she quickly got used to.She... Read more


11.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethImplanted lenses are inferior to contact lenses for treating babies with congenital cataracts, according to a new study. Research carried out by Dr Scott Lambert, of Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, and colleagues in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study Group, shows that lens replacement... Read more


11.05.2010

By Martin BurnsPeople who wear contact lenses have been given tips on how to keep them safe and avoid the risk of infection. The Massachusetts Society of Optometrists (MSO) has advised people to avoid using tap water to store tie contact lenses as in some areas the minerals in the liquid can be... Read more


10.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaNew data has revealed that eye donors helped almost 3,000 people to see clearly again between 2008 and 2009.The figures, issued by UK transplant between 1 April 2008 and 31 March 2009, 3,513 organ transplants were carried out from 1,853 donors, with a further 2,712 people having their... Read more


10.05.2010

By Emily TaitContact lens wearers who also wear sunglasses during the summer months are not only staying on trend, but also helping to protect their eyes against harmful UV rays, one expert has pointed out.Industry analyst Paul Carroll pointed out that this year"s trend appears to be for oversized... Read more


10.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaStudents hoping to gain top grades in their upcoming exams may find that contact lenses are the key to success, according to one expert.Industry analyst Amy Liau said that many students may be suffering eye strain and tiredness because they do not have wear contact lenses, despite... Read more


07.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaOver-exposure to the sun can lead to eye disease, people are being reminded ahead of the summer months.The Eye Care Council stated that people will be spending more time outdoors in the coming months and although most people are aware of the need to protect their skin from sun... Read more


07.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethA new type of contact lens may help people suffering from diabetes to detect whether they have enough glucose in their body, according to reports.University of Western Ontario Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering has developed a glucose biosensor integrated with a... Read more


06.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaThe thousands of people attending summer festivals this year have been issued advice about any contact lenses they will be purchasing for the occasion.Often, people attending rock festivals like to dress up as their favourite band members, which often includes wearing coloured contact... Read more


06.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethA new type of contact lens has been developed which may help myopia sufferers, researchers have revealed.The study, presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, claims that a special contact lens may reduce the progress of... Read more


05.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethThe expression of a certain type of protein in glaucoma patients may enable more effective diagnosis of the condition, it has been claimed.Dr Kathryn Bollinger, a Medical College of Georgia clinician specialising in glaucoma, stated that an eye under pressure appears to express a... Read more


05.05.2010

By Alexa KaczkaPeople buying coloured contact lenses should be careful when choosing where to purchase the items from, according to one expert.Optometrist Dr Jill Bryant told WRAL.com that many people have purchased coloured contact lenses from places such as petrol stations and gone on to regret... Read more


04.05.2010

By Adrian GalbrethPeople with the condition central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), which affects thousands of people over the age of 40 and can cause severe vision loss, may benefit from a new type of bypass surgery, experts have suggested.A study carried out by Dr Ian McAllister, from Lions Eye... Read more


28.04.2010

By Martin BurnsJohnson & Johnson Vision Care will launch a new daily disposable contact lens for astigmatism next month, it has been revealed.The company announced that the 1 Day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism will offer the "widest power range" of any daily disposable for astigmatism... Read more