04.06.2009

By Emily TaitHelp has been given for women who want to create an appropriately summery look for their eyes.The Huddersfield Examiner sent three teenagers to try out makeup products that would suit prom season.Eye Shimmer Powder in Diamond and La Glitter Eyeliner in Silver Sequin, both from Technic,... Read more


03.06.2009

By Martin BurnsNew contact lenses designed for sufferers of keratoconus have been unveiled in the US.The new hybrid contact lenses from SynergEyes have a limited availability in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.SynergEyes says that the ClearKone contact lenses have a "unique design" and are... Read more


03.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethFurther investment has been found for daily disposable contact lenses to be developed by a Scottish company.Ocutec in Lanarkshire has received the funding from ChimaeraBio, according to Optometry Today.Along with matched funding from the Scottish Enterprise Co-Investment Fund, the... Read more


02.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethThe English cricket team will be wearing sunglasses in red, gold, yellow, orange and silver this summer after secret tests to find the optimum lenses.According to the findings, which were carried out by optometrists and sports scientists with the England and Wales Cricket Board and... Read more


02.06.2009

By Martin BurnsWearers of contact lenses have been warned that they still need to protect their eyes from the sun with sunglasses.The Daily News Transcript carried a GateHouse News Service report in which people who wear contact lenses were told that they should also wear sunglasses and a hat with a... Read more


01.06.2009

By Emily TaitWomen wanting to get the same eye makeup looks as female musicians have been given help by Buzznet.The publication looked at the sisters in the bands Meg and Dia and The Veronicas.In the case of the latter group, Buzznet noted how sisters Jessica and Lisa Origliasso seem to wear pearly... Read more


01.06.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA woman who uses new contact lenses which claim to improve vision while being worn overnight has said she is delighted with the results.Li-san Heap told the Bury Times that the Ortho K contact lenses had changed her life and that she had been "shocked" at how well they... Read more


01.06.2009

By Alexa KaczkaEthiopian people are set to benefit from a UK optician"s efforts to set up a workshop to produce glasses in the country.David Hollander of New Malden and Worcester Park has raised over £1,300 for the project under the auspices of Vision Aid Overseas, reports the Surrey Comet.He... Read more


29.05.2009

By Martin BurnsMore people are choosing to buy contact lenses online, new research has shown.According to a study by Optician Online and the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers, one-fifth of bricks-and-mortar practitioners are reporting that fewer people are buying contact lenses from them... Read more


28.05.2009

By Martin BurnsA brand of disposable contact lenses has been named as the key reason for a rise in sales for an eyecare company.Unilens has experienced a two per cent rise in sales in the fiscal year"s most recent quarter, compared to the same period for 2008, reports the Tampa Bay Business... Read more


28.05.2009

By Alexa KaczkaA company which produces contact lens solutions and other eyecare items for consumers and surgeons has started constructing a new plant in Singapore.The Alcon plant will be finished in 2012 if it goes according to schedule and it is dedicated mostly to making pharmaceutical products... Read more


27.05.2009

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27.05.2009

By Alexa KaczkaA Grimsby woman who ran the London Marathon to raise funds has given the donation to an eye care clinic.Surinder Fowler, 50, took part in the race as a fundraiser for the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, according to the Grimsby Telegraph.Her diabetic mother, Mohinder Kaur Virdee,... Read more


26.05.2009

A woman who suffers from macular disease is sharing her experiences to help others cope.Hazel Miers of Portishead was first diagnosed with the condition a decade ago, reports the Weston Mercury.She is now offering to give talks to organisations such as care homes and rotary clubs to help other... Read more


26.05.2009

By Emily TaitA basic makeup collection needs to include eyeshadow primer, one woman has stated.Writing for the Nashville Beauty Examiner, Amanda Taran stressed the importance of primer to keep makeup on as the weather becomes warmer and listed eyeshadow primer has among the "must... Read more


26.05.2009

By Martin BurnsA high majority of people invited to a diabetics" eye screening event turned up, according to a report.The Yeovil Express said that nearly 90 per cent of diabetic people who had been asked to attend the Somerset-based screening did so.More than 14,000 people were screened last year by... Read more


22.05.2009

By Adrian GalbrethA basketball-playing teenager has been encouraged to wear contact lenses rather than glasses for the game.The 14-year-old player contacted the Kansas City Star to ask whether contact lenses were safe and expressing concern that they may stick inside the eyes.But the teenager was... Read more


21.05.2009

By Adrian GalbrethContact lenses said to be able to administer medications to the eye are being developed by a start-up in the US.The technology is being worked on by Eyenovations, according to Technology Review.A paper was already published in Investigative Opthalmology and Visual Science in... Read more


21.05.2009

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20.05.2009

By Emily TaitA makeup artist has suggested to women that they change the look of their eye makeup by altering the texture of their cosmetics.Speaking to Irish newspaper the Westmeath Independent, Dick Page suggested using cream or pencil for eyeshadow."When you want to change, don"t opt for a... Read more