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


By Alexa KaczkaEye care patients in Dudley are being asked to give their assessments of their treatment by the local primary care trust (PCT).Dudley PCT is extending the invitation to people who have made use of the borough"s eye services, reports Dudley News.Head of community engagement at the... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethA trial in the US is being carried out to see whether blackcurrants and fish could help women suffering from dry eye syndrome.In the study, women are being examined to test a theory that fish oil and blackcurrants act as anti-inflammatories to combat dry eyes, reports the Daily... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaContact lens company Bausch & Lomb is hoping to capitalise on the untapped market in India.In a three-step scheme, it intends to expand the market for contact lenses in the country, where less than five per cent of people who could wear lenses do so.The plan involves giving... Read more


By Martin BurnsAdvice has been given for contact lens hygiene by several experts.Speaking at the Lifebuoy Media Roundtable on the issue, optometrist Tan Chin Ching urged people to change their contact lens case every three months and keep it and contact lens solution in a dry place. The Straits... Read more


By Emily TaitThe trend for winged eyeshadow is making a comeback.According to the Independent"s Beauty Queen, celebrities such as Kate Moss, Daisy Lowe and Roisin Murphy have been seen sporting the retro look.Terry Barber, MAC UK"s director of make-up artistry, told the paper that the effect can be... Read more


By Emily TaitHelp has been given to women who want to make up their eyes without spending a lot of cash.Hello magazine pointed out that Bourjois Mini Dose de Nacres offers women a cheap, recession-friendly way of adorning their eyes.It is a shimmering loose-powder eyeshadow which costs... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaA charity which helps blind and partially-sighted people is making a call for volunteers.The Lincoln and Lindsey Blind Society in Skegness is in serious need of people to help it out, the Skegness Standard reports.Volunteers are needed to help out with events that are held in its... Read more


By Martin BurnsAn optician has managed to gather hundreds of pairs of glasses in a drive to help a vision charity.Paul Verity Opticians in Otley has gathered more than 500 pairs, according to the Wharfdale Observer.The clinic has now given its thanks as it passes the donations on to Vision Aid... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethThe latest in 3D technology for computer games rests on wireless glasses for one company.Graphics cards company Nvidia uses the glasses, which have LCD lenses, to go from black to transparent quickly enough to produce the effect, the Independent reports.According to Doug McConkey... Read more


By Emily TaitMore and more people choose contact lenses to change the colour of their eyes in spring, a US firm has said.Vice president of North American sales for Vancouver-based Clearly Contacts, Steve Wallace, said that spring is the most popular season for orders of coloured contact... Read more


By Martin BurnsA laser eye clinic set up in Sheffield a year ago is celebrating successful results.More than 200 patients have been treated at the Sheffield Vision Centre at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, while staff numbers have had to triple to meet the demand, reports the Sheffield... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethThe second person to have undergone the procedure to have "piggyback" lenses has told a newspaper her story.Ann Edworthy told the Daily Mail about how she had had surgery to remove cataracts and have artificial lenses inserted into her eyes, but still needed to wear reading... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaA new type of contact lens from Johnson & Johnson is now on sale in the US.The firm announced that Acuvue Oasys for Presbyopia is intended to expand over this year and also detailed some of the technology involved in the product.Johnson & Johnson"s first new multifocal contact lens in... Read more


By Martin BurnsAn internet game has been established to encourage people to wear contact lenses.Pearle Opticiens created the game, which can be played at thesteamyroom.be.The game takes a light-hearted approach to the issue of glasses and contact lenses, inviting players to view footage of a... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethA deaf teenager has conceived of an idea for a contact lens for the hearing-impaired.Helen Thomas was asked by Deafness Research UK for ideas about how technology could work in years to come to help people with hearing problems, Plymouth newspaper the Herald reports.She suggested... Read more


By Martin BurnsHigh blood pressure and vision problems overseas are both being targeted this weekend in Formby.When the Rotary Club of Formby holds its yearly event for checking blood pressure on Saturday, it will also be holding a collection for unwanted glasses and cases, reports the Formby... Read more


By Adrian GalbrethA US baseball player is trying glasses to correct his vision problems.Brian McCann, the US baseball player suffering from blurriness and dryness in one eye, is now wearing glasses to play.He wore the glasses last week while practising and has ordered new sports glasses, according... Read more


By Martin BurnsA blind man is set to take control of an aircraft to raise money for a charity for his condition.Colin McArthur has been blind for 22 years, having suffered from retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and suffering from partial sight as a teenager.He will take the controls of a Britten-Norman... Read more


By Alexa KaczkaContact lens wearers have been urged to keep their lenses clean and follow their eye doctor"s advice.In an article on Best Syndication, ePR Source explained that many problems associated with contact lens wearing are avoidable simply by taking proper care of lenses as... Read more