28.09.2009

By Emily TaitThe new autumn trends include a need for heavier eyebrows, it has been reported.Hello magazine carried a photograph of Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts sporting stronger brows than fashionistas had originally thought would be in for this season.The publication explained that brows... Read more


25.09.2009

By Emily TaitMary Kate Olsen used her eyes to affect her look at London Fashion Week.Her style was reported by Sawf News, which carried a snap of her in a long dark coat and her eyes lined in black.The publication noted how she had teamed pale pink lipstick with "her trademark dark eye... Read more


24.09.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA member of the Democratic party in the US has backed down on a proposed tax that would have included contact lenses.Max Baucus, finance committee chairman, had wanted to bring in a tax on medical device products that cost $100 (£61)or less.He changed his mind on the proposal... Read more


24.09.2009

By Martin BurnsA repayment to the Scottish government by Bausch & Lomb could be used to help the workers who are losing their jobs.The Edinburgh Evening News reports that the contact lens firm needs to give more than £1 million back to the Scottish government once it closes its... Read more


24.09.2009

By Emily TaitFormer Spice Girl Victoria Beckham and Harry Potter star Emma Watson have been snapped sporting distinctive eye makeup at London Fashion Week.InStyle reported the different colours worn by each of the famous women on their eyes.Mrs Beckham was noted for her "charcoal eyes",... Read more


23.09.2009

By Emily TaitContact lenses which drastically change the wearer"s appearance are a popular option for Halloween.This is the statement of Jennifer Harvey, communications manager for Coastal Contacts.Explaining that Halloween is "one of the busiest times of the year", she explained that... Read more


23.09.2009

By Emily TaitContact lens giant Acuvue is offering a number of prizes as part of an advertising drive for a forthcoming movie.As part of promotions for Whip It, Acuvue is holding a competition in which people can win contact lenses and film paraphernalia.There are four first prizes available, each... Read more


23.09.2009

By Emily TaitEye makeup was used to set off a distinctive style at London Fashion Week.Reporting on the style event for the Times, Hilary Alexander described the look attained by American designer Jeremy Scott.She explained that he had chosen a prehistoric, cavewoman-style approach and that eyes had... Read more


22.09.2009

By Emily TaitKim Kardashian has drawn criticism for her choice of eye accessory at the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards.Writing in The Frisky, Erin Flaherty praised the light blue eyeshadow worn by the American socialite, actress and model when she was snapped in a white dress.Ms Flaherty described it as... Read more


21.09.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA doctor has advised against wearing contact lenses for longer than the amount of time for which they are intended.In an article for goodtoknow.co.uk, Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones responded to a reader who was considering over-wearing contact lenses.The reader was thinking about using... Read more


21.09.2009

By Martin BurnsSufferers of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can now be treated at a new clinic in Reading.The specialist centre is based at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and offers a drug called Lucentis to patients with wet AMD.In addition, reports the Reading Post, a new system has been... Read more


18.09.2009

By Emily TaitSeveral actresses in the UK and the US have recently been snapped in sunglasses as they prepare for work.Despite the weather cooling down, stars from Sex and the City and Strictly Come Dancing have still been opting to wear their shades.The Daily Mail carried snaps of Sarah Jessica... Read more


18.09.2009

By Martin BurnsOpticians need to pay attention to advertising and branding to get through the recession, according to an exeprt.Addressing the 2009 Eurom 1 convention in Athens, Antonio Olivella made the claim, which was reported by Optician Online.Mr Olivella, who chairs Eurom 1, pointed out the... Read more


17.09.2009

By Martin BurnsThe first surgical procedure in the US to implant a tooth into an eye as a vision-saving treatment has been carried out.Sharron Thornton lost her sight in 2000 after suffering from Stevens-Johnson syndrome.Her surgery was carried out by Victor L Perez, who explained that the procedure... Read more


17.09.2009

By Emily TaitScottish songstress Shirley Manson is appearing in an advertising drive for an upmarket brand of sunglasses.According to the Scottish Daily Record, the singer features alongside actor Elijah Wood, who is known for roles such as Frodo in Lord of the Rings.The two stars are appearing in... Read more


16.09.2009

By Martin BurnsBausch & Lomb, the global contact lens firm, has paired up with another organisation to hold a photography contest.Its SofLens Daily Disposable Contact Lenses arm has partnered with Shutterfly to hold the Eye on Summer Fun competition in the US.Entrants have until October 16 to... Read more


16.09.2009

By Alexa KaczkaPeople who wear contact lenses are giving themselves a degree of protection from the harmful rays of the sun.The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) gave GMTV a list of ways in which people can take care of their eyes.Sun protection is important and contact lenses and... Read more


16.09.2009

By Emily TaitWomen looking for ways to change their style have been advised to make proper use of eye makeup.In an article for the Times, Hannah Rochell urged those looking for a "killer wardrobe" to make the most of their eyes.Pablo Rodriguez of Mac Cosmetics told her that dark eyes are... Read more


15.09.2009

By Emily TaitThe coloured contact lenses recently worn by Amber Rose have caught the eye of a fashion commentator.Writing in The Frisky, Erin Flaherty gave her response to Ms Rose"s contact lenses, which were pale blue in colour.They gave a dramatic appearance as she is naturally dark-skinned.Ms... Read more


15.09.2009

By Emily TaitWomen have been warned off several common errors made regarding making up their eyes.In an article for UAB Kaleidoscope, Jamie Walden cited clumpy mascara and shimmering eyeshadow on the brow bone as two looks to avoid.She urged women to buy good quality mascara and not use it for... Read more