20.01.2016

The ageing process is something that nobody can combat, no matter how hard they try, but there are many ways in which individuals can help to slow down the process of ageing, including the deterioration of vision.Many of these were recently highlighted by Jean Blacker from Herbafayre, writing for... Read more


19.01.2016

People who wear reusable contact lenses have been advised to ensure they are following the correct maintenance and cleaning programmes for the products to maximise ocular hygiene.The Shreveport Times pointed to recent research published in the Optometry and Vision Science, which showed that... Read more


19.01.2016

For years, people have been able to wear almost any type of garment or buy any accessory to match their hair or outfit, but nowadays people can take it one step further by investing in coloured contact lenses.The rising popularity of coloured contacts was recently highlighted on DNAIndia.com in an... Read more


19.01.2016

Every year, thousands of babies are born with Down syndrome, but scientists know relatively little about the condition in terms of how it develops and progresses.However, a new study has shed some light on why those with Down syndrome often have poor balance and motor coordination.According to... Read more


18.01.2016

Children must be taught to eat fish from an early age to maximise their eye health, a medical expert has claimed.   Peter Clough, technical director at Efamol Ltd, has highlighted the crucial role that Omega-3 fatty acids play in maintaining health.   He pointed out that DHA, one of these, is a... Read more


18.01.2016

Every year, millions of people around the world suffer from vision deterioration which eventually leads to blindness, and for many these conditions are incurable, resulting in their quality of life being severely impaired.However, international eye experts may have found they key to making life... Read more


18.01.2016

It is important for women to remember that it is possible to buy some real eye makeup bargains without compromising on quality, an expert has claimed.   Lezah Senga, writing for Truly Fair Cosmetics, has highlighted the benefits of shopping for these products online.   She praised the... Read more


15.01.2016

A recent study has highlighted the importance of correcting peripheral vision to slowing the progress of myopia in children.   Research published in Optometry and Vision Science has found new evidence on how feedback to the eye can affect visual development.   The importance of providing glasses... Read more


15.01.2016

Children are among the worst affected by vision problems and so any issues that do arise should be tackled early, an expert has claimed.   Dori Carlson, president of the American Optometric Association, has highlighted the fact that many young people with vision problems are not identified in the... Read more


15.01.2016

Regular eye tests are an essential precaution for those looking to maintain the best possible eye health, an expert has advised.   Richard Pakey, founder of specialist optical firm Independent Practice Growth UK, has highlighted this proactive approach as a great asset in tackling any problems that... Read more


13.01.2016

The first few years of a person"s life are vital as far as learning goes, as it is in these formative years that children take in the information that will serve them as adolescents and adults.As the majority of learning-based tasks involve reading or the ability to see clearly, it is essential that... Read more


13.01.2016

A retired teacher has potentially been saved from having a stroke by a diagnosis made by her optician during a routine appointment, it has been reported.Molly Mellor lost the vision in her left eye and was told that she was part of an at-risk group of patients that are vulnerable to experiencing a... Read more


13.01.2016

Poor eyesight is a cause of road accidents and leads to half as many collisions as those attributed to mobile phone usage, a report has found.Research conducted by the Institute for Advanced Motoring (IAM) has found that the police have attributed poor eyesight as a sole cause of 0.4 per cent of... Read more


12.01.2016

It is essential that people undergo regular eye tests to identify any emerging health problems and to determine whether they will need contact lenses or glasses, an expert has claimed.   Richard Pakey, founder of Independent Practice Growth UK, has highlighted the fact that these tests go a lot... Read more


12.01.2016

The decision about which makeup shades to use should be based on one"s own eye colour, an expert has claimed.   Claire McDonnell, a makeup artist, has told the Ealing Gazette that while people can choose looks based on what they find fun there are certain combinations that will show off the eyes... Read more


12.01.2016

It can often be cheaper to buy contact lenses online rather than in shops and many people are spending too much on their eyewear, it has been claimed.   Richard Thomson, writing for the Portsmouth News, has highlighted the fact that many people are opting to avoid the high street and buy online,... Read more


11.01.2016

An expert has highlighted a number of top eye makeup tips designed to make it easier to apply and remove.   Stefanie Payne, executive editor, writer and designer at City Room, has told Just Luxe that heating one"s eyelash curler with a blast from the hair dryer can boost the curl that can be... Read more


11.01.2016

For many years, people have been benefitting from improved vision thanks to daily disposable contact lenses, which offer users a great means of improved vision each and every day.As with every type of contact lens, the best way to guarantee maximum effectiveness is to follow manufacturer"s... Read more


11.01.2016

A guide is available that aims to make it easier for researchers to explore how the eyes operate, it has been revealed.The Journal of General Physiology is to publish the Perspectives series, which will also include details on aural, olfactory and tactile processes.Robert Farley and Alapakkam... Read more


11.01.2016

Research has identified a genetic factor that can contribute to the development of melanoma of the eye.   A team at the University of Hawaii"s Cancer Center have narrowed the cause down to a mutation of a gene called BAP1, which it discovered also plays a role in the development of mesothelioma.  ... Read more