31.03.2016

Those who are considering getting laser eye surgery should ensure that they have several consultations before making their decisions, it has been claimed. Zara Rabinowicz, a beauty expert, has claimed that it is crucial people make an informed decision and so they should seek out help from several... Read more


31.03.2016

New scientific findings related to a rare cancer could pave the way for new treatments to be developed for age-related macular degeneration, one of the world's leading causes of sight loss, it has been suggested.In a study published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine, experts explain that a... Read more


31.03.2016

Tens of thousands of people are treated for eye injuries each year in the United States, and many of them could have been avoided. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered that more eye injuries are caused by falling than any other accident. These injuries can be serious, with the... Read more


30.03.2016

For some people, eye makeup can cause an irritation with Contact lenses , causing a feeling something like a grain of sand under the contacts after make-up has been applied. There things you can do to help eliminate makeup issues with your contacts.First start by Washing your hands and drying them... Read more


30.03.2016

Having regular eyes tests is vital if people want to ensure their vision stays in good shape, it has been advised.According to Dr John Mastronardi, former president of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, people commonly take their eyesight for granted.He told Healthzone that people consistently... Read more


30.03.2016

Patients who take statins to limit their risk of cardiovascular disease are also less likely to be diagnosed with glaucoma, the most common form of a leading cause of sight loss, it has been claimed.According to a US study of more than 300,000 patients carried out by experts at the University of... Read more


28.03.2016

Wearing contact lenses is a great option for sports lovers, who will derive multiple benefits from the practice, it has been asserted.Not only does it affect their hand-eye coordination – which is essential for many sports – but the practice of wearing glasses can be impractical and even... Read more


28.03.2016

People using contact lenses near water are advised to take extra care to ensure that they maintain as safe a hygiene regimen as possible.According to Maine Corneal Specialist Ravi Shah, of Eyecare Medical Group in Portland, noted that many patients often ask if they can wear their contact lenses... Read more


28.03.2016

The Health Services Authority in Singapore has issued a warning regarding two counterfeit eye drops, under the names EYE MO, and EYE MO Moist. The drops were determined to be of very poor quality, and showed evidence of bacterial contamination. The manufacturer of the official EYE MO brand, Glaxo... Read more


28.03.2016

Lund University researchers in Sweden have shown that chemicals commonly used in chemotherapy treatments negatively affect the eyesight in children being treated for cancer. The chemicals impair their vision indirectly by having an impact on the child's central nervous system.Modern medicine has... Read more


28.03.2016

One of the most exciting developments in networked technology, is augmented reality.This has to date been mostly limited to mobile phones. In one app, for instance,you can see what businesses are nearby.Microsoft is working on a virtual reality product called Hololens. In the company's 2016 Super... Read more


25.03.2016

After a glaucoma diagnosis, it's challenging to determine the rate at which the disease will progress. In some patient it develops slowly, where in others it advances very quickly. In either scenario, vision loss is an eventuality; the only question is how soon. A new, highly advanced contact lens... Read more


25.03.2016

Legal highs have been linked to central vision loss. Poppers, otherwise known as legal highs, have been linked to central vision loss and metamorphopsia. A 52-year-old man who inhaled Poppers for the first time experienced both symptom immediately after inhalation. In an article published in the... Read more


24.03.2016

It is particularly important that people who work in an office take the necessary steps to look after their eyesight and ensure their eyes get the necessary rest according leading optician Nick Atkins, who pointed out that there are thousands of people around the UK who spend hours at a time staring... Read more


24.03.2016

It is not difficult to use contact lenses, according to one expert who has advised people to give them a go and experience the power of vision correction.Gavin Rebello, a sports vision expert, said: "Contact lenses are so brilliant these days. Daily lenses have revolutionised how we wear contact... Read more


22.03.2016

Cancer is a disease that has ripped apart lives and families for centuries and is still as mysterious today as ever, with experts constantly striving to find new ways of diagnosing and curing the condition. One of the deadliest forms of the disease is eye cancer, with American Cancer Society"s most... Read more


22.03.2016

Contact lenses have transformed the way that people see over the last few decades, with the wealth of products currently on the market testament to how people across the planet have benefitted, and continue to benefit, from excellent vision. However, despite all contact lenses being packaged with... Read more


22.03.2016

People over the age of 60 have a greater chance of developing macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. Macular degeneration robs people of the central vision, making it hard to focus on things. It becomes almost impossible, to read, write, or even identify... Read more


21.03.2016

Eye creams that claim to do amazing things to people"s skin and boost their appearance are not necessarily the be all and end all when it comes to solving skincare issues, it has been claimed. Jane Druker, a health and beauty expert, said that although most people find an eye cream or gel works to... Read more


21.03.2016

Recent research has suggested that the process of self-epilation could be an acceptable alternative to eye surgery in patients with mild trachomatous trichiasis, one of the leading causes of blindness in developing countries. The disease involves chronic conjunctivitis leading to scarring which... Read more