29.01.2016

There has been a rise in the number of young people with poor eyesight around the world and this looks likely to increase in the coming years, a new study suggests.Research carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Education and seen by China Daily shows that more than one in four primary school... Read more


28.01.2016

Contact lenses can be worn by almost anyone to improve their vision, despite some common misconceptions about certain people"s eligibility to wear the products, one expert has noted.Whether old or young, anyone can be a candidate for contact lenses as long as they can be trusted to maintain a... Read more


28.01.2016

A number of money-saving tips have been offered to people looking to cut the cost when it comes to eye tests and purchasing contact lenses in the coming weeks and months.Frugal Family, writing for Path.com, said that one great way to save cash is by buying contact lenses online, as they are often... Read more


27.01.2016

The routines of contact lens wearers can vary greatly among different age groups, according to a recent report into the way in which people look after their contacts.Research carried out by the American Optometric Association (AOA) for its American Eye-Q Survey and seen by Contact Lens Headlines... Read more


27.01.2016

For years, experts have been baffled by the spread of conjunctivitis, which has reached almost epidemic proportions in some countries, including the US, with the highly infectious eye disease occurring in 15 to 20 million people annually in the States.Now, however, scientists have reported the... Read more


27.01.2016

It is almost impossible to walk down the street nowadays without seeing somebody playing with their smartphone or making a call.Even if you do manage to walk more than a few hundred yards down the high street without seeing evidence of smartphone use, chances are that you will have seen them... Read more


26.01.2016

Sunglasses should not only be worn during the summer months, according to one expert who has noted that they can provide people with year-round protection.Dharmesh Patel, chairman of the Eyecare Trust, a registered charity that exists to raise awareness of all aspects of eye health and the... Read more


26.01.2016

A former marine suffering from a vision-threatening disease has had her sight and possibly her life saved thanks to an innovative operation.Debra Fortune, who served for the US military in Iraq, was diagnosed with a rare type of tumour which endangered her sight as it pressed against her optic nerve... Read more


26.01.2016

The deterioration in the vision of children across the planet may be attributable to the increase in the use of technology such as smartphones and tablets, it has been claimed.According to Taiwan ophthalmologist Fu Chou-ching, the increased level of myopia is caused by staring at digital screens up... Read more


25.01.2016

Undergoing regular tests to evaluate contact lens prescriptions is vital to ensure people are wearing the correct type of lens, it has been observed.Optometrist Dr Ashley Reddell, writing for the Leavenworth Times, noted that yearly visits to an eyecare professional can help to ensure people"s... Read more


25.01.2016

Parents need to keep a close watch on their children"s vision if they are to safeguard their long-term sight, according to one expert, who has recommended regular testing for youngsters.Optometric physician Edwin Ambo told the Issaquah Press that vision is a "huge part" of a person"s quality of life... Read more


25.01.2016

For many people who have eye surgery, it is because they have noticed deterioration in their vision and simply want to benefit from clearer eyesight, though for others it is an almost-essential process to prevent them from going blind.The latter applies to structural engineer Michael Hurley, whose... Read more


22.01.2016

Nowadays, contact lenses provide a solution for millions of people around the globe who have previously struggled to take part in certain activities due to their poor vision. Whereas before people had to wear glasses during certain sporting events, which was a risk in itself, they can now wear... Read more


22.01.2016

People need to regularly ensure that their contact lens prescriptions are updated to make sure they are using the correct lenses, one expert has advised.Raymund Song, senior professional service manager at global contact lens manufacturer Bausch + Lomb, told Asia One that the advice seems obvious... Read more


22.01.2016

The benefits of wearing Acuvue contact lenses from Johnson & Johnson Vision Care has been extolled by one expert who has noted how far contact lenses have progressed in recent years.Stanford Guo, the general manager of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Southeast Asia, told the Sun Daily that the... Read more


21.01.2016

Every contact lens wearer knows that they would struggle to do many things without wearing the products, from taking part in sporting activities to walking down the street.One very famous contact lens wearer is the tennis ace, Novak Djokovic, who would be lost without is contacts.However, it is not... Read more


21.01.2016

There is no age at which people should begin having eye exams, according to one expert who has recommended annual testing of vision from an early age.Wendy Hastings, school nurse coordinator for Scottsboro City Schools, told the Daily Sentinel that regular examinations can help to spot vision... Read more


21.01.2016

In the modern age, people rely more than ever on having good eyesight and hearing, due to the increasing reliance on different forms of technology.That is why it is vital that people regularly go for eye exams and hearing tests to ensure the two senses are fully functioning and they everyday lives... Read more


20.01.2016

As contact lenses have continued to increase in popularity in recent years, one specific type of lens that has boomed in usage is the disposable contact, which has become a key part of many people"s daily lives. According to one expert, these contact lenses also offer unparalleled levels of hygiene... Read more


20.01.2016

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness among over-65s in the western world, treatment of which often involves monthly injections of medication into the eye.This treatment is also being studied for eye problems related to diabetes and retina vein occlusions, but for years... Read more