19.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethWork is underway in Japan on an iPod device that can be controlled with the wearer"s eye movements.The "eye pod" is the brainchild of Kazuhiro Taniguchi, according to AFP.It is called Kome Kami Switch, or Temple Switch.Mr Taniguchi explained that long blinks can be used... Read more


19.06.2009

By Emily TaitCelebrity makeup artist Chase Aston has told women how to recreate their eyes in the style of actress Emma Watson.Readers of Hello! magazine were told that they can replicate the style worn by the Harry Potter star in her campaign to promote Burberry.Matte foundation, charcoal or grey... Read more


18.06.2009

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18.06.2009

By Martin BurnsSainsbury"s has withdrawn its facility to buy contact lenses online.Its contact lens website has now closed.A spokesperson told Optician Online that it withdrew from the online contact lens market "as part of a wide ranging review" and said it is too soon to say if it will... Read more


17.06.2009

By Alexa KaczkaAn expert has urged people who wear contact lenses to take proper care of them.Kevin Niksarli, head of the Manhattan Lasik Centre, warned that contact lenses need the correct maintenance.Not sleeping in contact lenses, nor wearing them for weeks without removing them, helps to keep... Read more


17.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethThe contact lens industry can benefit from a new device used for fluid dosing, the manufacturer claims.Bronkhorst"s CORI-FILL can be used for such work as filling, dosing and sterilising, reports Life Cycle Cost & Energy Efficiency.The company says that it can be used by the... Read more


16.06.2009

By Emily TaitEyeshadow with sunscreen has been recommended for women seeking to look after their skin in the summer.Writing for examiner.com, Mira Torres encouraged women to try the Sun Proof Fun eyeshadows from Bare Escentual."This could be the blessed Bare Escentual product that can save us... Read more


16.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethContact lens firm Bausch & Lomb is reportedly seeking an Indian partner to try to break into the market in the country.Managing director of Bausch & Lomb for India and south-east Asia Harish Natarajan told mydigitalfc.com that the contact lens firm expects to be able to... Read more


15.06.2009

By Martin BurnsData glasses which show information in the lenses to the wearer have been developed by German experts.Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IMPS) in Dresden have created the interactive head-mounted displays (HMDs), meaning commands can be given through eye... Read more


15.06.2009

By Emily TaitHayden Panettiere has been snapped in an optician"s clinic trying on a number of different glasses frames.The Heroes actress was photographed wearing one set of heavy, dark frames while holding another in her hand.She had taken an eye test in Los Angeles and went on to look at frames... Read more


12.06.2009

By Martin BurnsA contact lens firm has had its prospects upgraded to "stable" by Standard & Poor.But credit analyst Cheryl Richer said that Cooper has a "dependence on soft contact lenses and the need to compete against much larger players".Cooper shares rose to $27... Read more


12.06.2009

By Emily TaitWomen wanting to wear bright eye makeup while saving money have been given help by a beauty writer.In an article for examiner.com, Mela Strangie admitted to having a love of "a single pop of bright colour on the waterline of the eye".She discovered Milani, a budget brand of... Read more


11.06.2009

By Martin BurnsMany people are wearing their contact lenses for too long, according to a new survey.Many people are leaving their contact lenses in their eyes for longer than they should do, new research has found.The poll of 1,654 wearers of contact lenses was headed by David Sarwer and... Read more


10.06.2009

By Emily TaitSunglasses wearers have been advised on how to select frames that will best suit their shape of their face and nose.Writing for the Vancouver Sun, Chantal Eustace spoke to Steven Wilson of Eyes on Burrard for advice.He explained that oval faces such as Angeline Jolie"s can take almost... Read more


10.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA child golfer who lost his left eye to cancer has been fitted with a contact lens to hide the fact.Kyle Lograsso is only seven, but suffered cancer in both of his eyes when he was just a toddler of two.His right eye was saved but he his left was removed, reports the Los Angeles... Read more


10.06.2009

By Emily TaitHoliday makeup tips for women who want to make the best of their eyes while abroad have been given.Examiner.com writer Martha Kepner told of how a friend of hers who is a makeup artist created her own set by using an empty pill box.She could then place a small amount of eyeshadow into... Read more


09.06.2009

By Martin BurnsEating oily fish twice a week can help to combat AMD even when the disease has already taken hold, researchers have said.Scientists at Tufts University in Boston published their findings in the British Journal of Opthalmology.While it had already been advised that people eat oily fish... Read more


05.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethContact lens firm Cooper Cos (COO) has seen a rise in earnings in the year"s second quarter.The COO"s chief executive and president Robert Weiss said that the company was "very pleased" with the figures, adding that it had "generated strong earnings growth, solid... Read more


05.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA runner sprinted his way to victory despite losing his contact lens on the track.David Knox was running the 200m handicap at Earlston Games, according to the Selkirk Weekend Advertiser.While running on the Borders games race, he lost a contact lens.But the Selkirk Track coach... Read more


04.06.2009

By Martin BurnsA drive in Canada to collect sunglasses for police officers in Afghanistan has gathered hundreds of pairs.Pharmacist Arthur McDonough told the Times Transcript that he had managed to collect 400 pairs of sunglasses to help the efforts of his friend Tim Hobson.Mr Hobson has managed to... Read more