14.01.2010

By Martin BurnsContact lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb has launched its new Crystalens AO, the first aberration-free accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) with aspheric optics.The Crystalens will be made available to cataract surgeons worldwide and is designed to improve retinal image quality... Read more


14.01.2010

By Emily TaitSugababe Heidi Range has revealed her top tips for glam looking eyes, stating that she wears false eyelashes on stage to make her stand out.In an interview with the News of the World, the songstress said that while she favours a more dramatic look for concerts and photo shoots, away... Read more


13.01.2010

By Emily TaitAvatar star Sam Worthington has said that he struggles with his eyesight, adding that straining to see clearly can often lead to him looking angry.The short-sighted star said that people think he is cross when he squints to try and make things out in the distance.However, he added that... Read more


13.01.2010

By Emily TaitContact lenses would be among Eva Green"s five desert island staples, it has been revealed.When asked by the Times what items she would take with her if she was going to be stranded on an island, the actress said "lots of contact lenses", in addition to factor 50 sun cream, a... Read more


13.01.2010

By Alexa Kaczka A British Lottery winner is using some of her £1.7 million winnings to pay for eye surgery, it has been reported.Julie McGregor, 40, is part of a syndicate which meets at the Irish Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne. The group scooped the £10 million New Year"s Eve rollover... Read more


07.01.2010

By Emily TaitThe festive party season may be over, but that does not mean it is time for women to stop experimenting with glamorous new looks.Top eye makeup trends for 2010 are for dramatic, noticeable colours and statement accessories such as false eyelashes, it has been claimed, with some... Read more


07.01.2010

By Adrian GalbrethGlobal manufacturer of contact lenses, Bausch + Lomb, has reinvented its image with the introduction of a new corporate logo and icon.Design firm Pentagram redesigned the company"s logo and icon which incorporates its traditional blue and green colours.It also includes a "+" sign... Read more


07.01.2010

By Emily TaitA still frame has been released featuring Johnny Depp wearing coloured contact lenses as part of his makeup as the Mad Hatter in the forthcoming Alice in Wonderland film.The image from director Tim Burton"s adaptation of Lewis Carroll"s book sees the actor in stunning makeup, standing... Read more


06.01.2010

By Emily TaitCasey Johnson, daughter of billionaire businessman Woody Johnson of Johnson & Johnson, which manufactures contact lenses, has been found dead at her home in Los Angeles.The socialite, who was friends with Paris Hilton, died of a suspected drug overdose, according to friends posting... Read more


04.01.2010

By Emily TaitMetallic pastels are set to be one of the hot eye makeup trends of 2010, according to one expert.Celebrity makeup artist and Pearl Drops spokesperson Ariane Poole said that spring and summer seasons will be characterised by apricot colours and other pastel shades.However, she added that... Read more


31.12.2009

By Alexa KaczkaA five kilometre race has been held in Indiana to support a blind runner, the News Sentinel reports.The Gift 5K is a charity race held each year in Indiana"s local running community as a thank you to one of its members.This year the race will support Joe Ziegler, known among... Read more


31.12.2009

By Martin BurnsA man lost his eyesight whilst climbing Mount Kilimanjaro four months after coming out of a cast for his broken leg, the Crewe Chronicle reports.Kev Lowther had to spend six months in a cast after breaking his leg in a rugby match for Acton Nomads.Yet after just four months of... Read more


31.12.2009

By Adrian GalbrethProtecting your eyes is paramount on the ski slopes and anti-fog protection brand Clarity Defog It is advising skiers to take protective measures this winter.The company advises wearing ski goggles to prevent flying snow, ice and debris from damaging your eyes or compromising your... Read more


30.12.2009

By Adrian GalbrethPeople must take potential complications into consideration and make an informed decision about whether to get laser eye surgery, according to lifestyle website carrieanddanielle.com.Laser eye surgery has come a long way from the early days of the treatment. But despite a great... Read more


30.12.2009

By Emily TaitWith New Year"s Eve festivities just around the corner, Buzznet.com has offered some advice for party-goers wanting to make their eyes stand out as they welcome in 2010.For a neutral look such as a plain black dress, Buzznet.com says that toning down makeup will be the key to looking... Read more


29.12.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA legally blind cross-country skier could become the first man to compete in both the Winter Paralympics and Winter Olympics.Canadian athlete Brian McKeever won a recent 50 km able-bodied race in Norway which made him eligible for Canada"s team for the Winter Olympics which takes... Read more


24.12.2009

By Alexa KazcaA protective eyewear company that supplies military personnel is donating 500 sets of goggles and sunglasses to the military, reports the Burlington Free Press.The company will give away 500 sets of its eyepro glasses, worth around $100 (£62) each, to the servicemen and women who... Read more


24.12.2009

By Emily TaitIn the winter most of us suffer from pale skin, chapped lips and tired eyes and a bit of mascara can breathe some life into a woman"s face – but some celebrities have been spotted going too far with the eye makeup.AOL celebrity blogger Steve Cook has named and shamed glamour model... Read more


23.12.2009

By Emily TaitSkiing goggles that can help people with glasses have been featured by the Daily Telegraph.The Bolle Quasar OTG goggles were rated three out of five by Dan Synge, writing for the news provider"s "Kitted Out" section, who tested out various skiwear items.These over-the-glasses style... Read more


22.12.2009

By Alexa KaczkaAn optometrist has encouraged parents to take steps to protect their children"s eyes this Christmas.Speaking to the Kansan newspaper, Julie Toon, president of the Eye Care Council, said that a number of toys given as Christmas gifts could cause damage to a youngster"s eyes."With... Read more