Eye surgery "amazed" woman

Lasik eye surgery to correct poor vision is a popular choice for many Americans, according to a report.The North Florida News Daily says almost half of the US population needs some kind of vision correction, whether that be glasses, contact lenses or eye surgery."Life requires good vision and for... Read more

Make first contact (lens) this Halloween

People eager to pull off that perfect extraterrestrial eyeball look, or perhaps add an extra something to their werewolf or vampire costume, could well be tempted to opt for a set of contact lenses this Halloween.A post on web resource CNet"s Crave blog by sector commentator Leslie Katz explains... Read more

Contact lens care from authority

American wearers of contact lenses have been issued advice from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about care and maintenance.Eye infections are sometimes a worry for contact lens wearers but good hygiene practise can eliminate this, the Miami Herald quoted the FDA as saying.It said contact... Read more

Eye exams pushed at sporting bodies

Johnson & Johnson (J&J), makers of 1 Day Acuvue, has written to the UK"s sporting federations to remind athletes to take care of their eyesight.Its Vision To Win letter has been sent to members of the 270 Central Council of Physical Recreation member organisations.According to a report by Opticians... Read more

Merlin star relishes "sexy" contacts

Former Eastenders and Bionic Woman star Michelle Ryan has been amazed at her sexy new character in the BBC TV series Merlin.Ryan plays evil sorceress Nimueh and is loving the experience, never having been asked to play a bad character before.She described the fun - partly attributing it to her... Read more

Makeup tips for contact lens wearers

Johnson and Johnson (J&J), the maker of 1 Day Acuvue Moist, have a published a guide to wearing eye makeup.Contact lens wearers who wear eye makeup need to have a routine for applying and removing it, there are a few other considerations that will help keep eyes healthy.Basically, says J&J. It all... Read more

Contact lenses give "snake" look

Sneak previews photographs from a new film reveal how effective contact lenses can be at finishing off a special look.Photos of Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat from the film Hisss have been released, showing her in full snake getup, complete with special contact lenses, according to website Dance... Read more

Contact lenses require care, publication notes

Contact lenses are a good alternative to glasses, but require care, it has been noted.Research in the latest issue of the journal Ophthalmology states there are a number of steps people who have contact lenses should take in order to have the most safe and comfortable wearing experience possible.It... Read more

Stretchable Nanoscale device ideal for smart contact lenses

According to the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, which is funded by the National Eye Institute and the National Institute of Health, a two-year clinical trial designed to compare three separate drugs for macular oedema has determined that test subjects that received Eylea... Read more