Get a retro eye make-up look

Advice has been given for women who want to recreate the 1960s look with their eye make-up.FemaleFirst "s Jessica Watson reported that this style is back in fashion and explained how to go about achieving it.First, eyeshadow in a bronze hue should be applied over the eye"s outer edge to the socket,... Read more

Sienna Miller "didn"t recognise herself" in coloured contact lenses

Sienna Miller has told of how dramatically her appearance was altered when she wore coloured contact lenses for a new film.In an interview with Total Film magazine, picked up by the Coventry Telegraph, she spoke of how she was costumed for her role as villainess the Baroness in the forthcoming film... Read more

Preparation underway for Bausch & Lomb job cuts in India

Indian employees with contact lens company Bausch & Lomb are getting ready for redundancies after it was reported that there would be cuts in Ireland.Bausch & Lomb is to shut down its plant in Bhiwadi in India, which makes contact lenses and solutions, reports the Democrat and Chronicle.It said that... Read more

How to get Beth Ditto"s eyes

Women have been told by a newspaper how to apply eye makeup to look the way Beth Ditto did at Paris Fashion Week.Sarah Vine explained in the Times how to recreate the appearance sported by the Gossip singer, who also appeared in a tight, dark coloured Herve Leger bandage dress.Ms Vine suggested a... Read more

Hygiene advice for contact lenses and eye make-up

Advice for maintaining hygiene when wearing contact lenses and make-up has been given by the University of Virginia Health System. Reported by HealthDay on US News, the tips included keeping make-up brushes clean and always washing one"s hands before inserting or removing contact lenses.People were... Read more

Thai contact lens wearers told to take care

Thai people who wear contact lenses have been advised to be careful due to the way the contact lenses are sold in the country.Speaking to the Bangkok Post, ophthalmologist Tisha Prabriputaloong explained that in Thailand, contact lenses are easy to buy in shops from staff who are not opticians.As a... Read more

Prime Minister"s conference speech "delayed over lost contact lens"

A lost contact lens has been given as the reason for the delay in a speech by the Prime Minister last week.The Times reported that Gordon Brown lost a contact lens down a sink while preparing for an address to Scottish Labour on Friday.An unnamed source told the newspaper that a member of staff at... Read more

Contact lens firm pleased with results

Contact lens business the Cooper Companies has said it is pleased with its performance so far in 2009.The eye care products firm increased its revenue from the CooperVision contact lens section by four per cent.This brought it to $211.2 million.Its first-quarter profit figures were above those that... Read more

Contact lens company to cut workforce

Staff at contact lens company Bausch & Lomb are to suffer job losses, it has been reported.The Irish Times gave an account of how 195 workers are to be made redundant at the plant in the Irish city of Waterford.Bausch & Lomb hopes that this can be done through voluntary redundancies.In a statement,... Read more

Blind artists put work on show

Work by blind and visually-impaired artists has gone on show in the US.Throughout this month, the exhibition Creative Vision: An Exhibition on Vision and Perception is being displayed in the Horton Gallery of California"s San Joaquin Delta College, reports Recordnet.com.Among the artists whose work... Read more

Slim sunglasses to be launched

A new slim style of sunglasses are due to be unveiled in America next month.Sunglasses which are designed to be super-slim are to be unveiled in America by a designer next week.Keiki, a new range from Maui Jim Sunglasses, features lenses in a rectangular shape, according to the Moodie Report.The... Read more

Bausch & Lomb and Santen in lens development deal

Bausch & Lomb and pharmaceutical company Santen have entered into a partnership together for lens development.The agreement, for developing materials for intraocular lenses (IOLs), allows Bausch & Lomb to commercialise such lenses through use of hydrophobic acrylic polymers from Santen.Details of... Read more

Vitamins help save older women"s sight, study finds

Vitamins and folic acid could be the key to women preserving their eyesight as they grow older, according to a new study.In research published in the publication Archives of Internal Medicine, women who took a combination of vitamins B12 and B6 along with folic acid were found to have less chance of... Read more

How to make up your eyes for spring

Colourful ways to make up your eyes this spring have been offered in a newspaper.The Glasgow Daily Record suggests to its readers that they make use of eye make-up products from such suppliers as Boots and Technic.According to the paper, the latter"s Eye Shadow Shimmerstick gives "an intense and... Read more

Sports players "using laser surgery for vision that exceeds 20/20"

Sportsmen and women are turning to laser eye surgery to try to gain an edge over their opponents with better vision, it has been reported.Writing in the Times, Gabrielle Monaghan investigated the phenomenon of Irish sports players, including thousands of amateurs, undergoing the procedure to get... Read more

Eye care routine of image consultant

Women have been given advice on how to look after their eyes as they grow older by a personal image consultant.Nadine Kazerounian, who heads a personal image consultancy, told the Daily Mail about her skincare routine, which includes the daily application of a Clarins eye cream.Mrs Kazerounian, 59,... Read more

America gears up for Save Your Vision Month

March is Save Your Vision Month in America, with many promotions being held to help people care for their eyes and look after their sight. There is, however, no reason that British people cannot also take on board the suggestions and advice for eye care that come out of the initiative.One aspect of... Read more

Sales increase for contact lens firm

Sales rose during the financial year"s second quarter for a Florida-based contact lens firm, it has been reported.Unilens Vision released data which showed an improvement in net sales in the financial year quarter that ended on December 31st 2008.In this period, they saw a 1.2 per cent rise to reach... Read more

Contact lens firm records profit

Fielmann, the German maker of spectacles and contact lenses, had an increase in pretax profit last year, it has been reported.The firm had an 18.4 per cent improvement in this figure in the year in line with estimations, according to Reuters.Furthermore, the company announced that it wants to grow... Read more

Laser eye surgery website reaccredited

A website that gives information about laser eye surgery has been reaccredited by the Health on the Net (HON) Foundation.The site, www.seewithlasik.com, has been re-examined and found still to adhere to HON standards.It exists to give education and information to people who are considering having... Read more