11.08.2015

There are plenty of bargains to be found when buying contact lenses online, according to one source.Adriana Noton, writing for the Breaking Story, said that the cost of buying online contact lenses is generally far cheaper because of the discounts that are available compared with buying them in a... Read more


11.08.2015

UV-blocking contract lenses are an effective means of helping to limit exposure to harmful rays, but do not offer complete protection, one expert has warned.Dr Karl Citek, chair of the Commission on Ophthalmic Standards at the American Optometric Association, said that for those in need of vision... Read more


11.08.2015

The number of people who are losing their sight after developing glaucoma is beginning to fall, one expert has pointed out.Consultant ophthalmologist Tim Fulcher, from Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, said that better detection methods and more effective forms of treatment mean that sight loss in... Read more


10.08.2015

The use of glasses will soon be consigned to history as advancements in vision correction continue to excel, one expert has predicted.According to futurist Ray Hammond, glasses will be worn by fewer and fewer people over the next two decades as they seek out more permanent means of correcting poor... Read more


10.08.2015

A new study in the US may enable specialists to identify glaucoma earlier and halt its progression.Researchers at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, analysed gene expression patterns in the retina and optic nerves of mice that develop age-related glaucoma.They were able to identify... Read more


10.08.2015

Contact lens wearers need to remember that the cases they keep the products in need to be cleaned and sterilised just like the contacts themselves, one source has pointed out.An article in the Irish Independent noted that cases need to be cleaned regularly to minimise the risk of infection, using an... Read more


07.08.2015

The risk of developing an eye infection when swimming can be lowered through wearing goggles over contact lenses, a new study has shown.Research published by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) shows that those who wear contact lenses while swimming but do not wear goggles have a much higher... Read more


07.08.2015

Contact lens wearers have been advised not to keep the products in for too long or exceed the manufacturer"s recommended wear time.Troy Maydew, an optometrist at Maydew Thibault Optometry in Pratt, told Kansan.com that instructions are placed on the contact lens packaging for good reason, and so... Read more


07.08.2015

Some common symptoms of glaucoma have been highlighted by one expert who is hoping to spread awareness of the condition and reduce the number of people going blind.Sarah Zerbib, head of marketing and PR at the International Glaucoma Association (IGA), said the fact that 250,000 people in the UK... Read more


06.08.2015

Detecting eye disease at an early stage is highly important, as it can help experts to target the condition and reduce the chances of it developing, one expert has observed.When caught early, it is possible to cure some eye conditions completely, while for more serious conditions experts can curb... Read more


06.08.2015

ClearKone contact lenses, which can help to improve the vision of people with a new treatment for keratoconus and other corneal irregularities, have been praised by one expert.Dr Margaret Ritterbusch, an eye specialist at Outlook EyeCare, said that she has seen "tremendous" success with the... Read more


06.08.2015

It is important that people who invest in contact lenses make sure that they handle the products carefully and follow a strict daily routine, one source has pointed out.A post on the Updated Dailey blog noted that proper handling is vital to prevent infection and ensure that the contacts work to the... Read more


05.08.2015

A lesser-known fact about contact lenses is that they can help to correct eye problems such as astigmatism, one source has pointed out.Whereas many people believe that only glasses can help to correct astigmatism and other vision complaints, certain contact lenses can be tailored to address the... Read more


05.08.2015

Following a healthy diet is one of the most effective ways of treating eyesight, according to one expert.Former health journalist Sarah Zerbib said that it is easy to incorporate plenty of fruit and vegetables into a person"s dietary regime, and doing so will keep eyes healthy and stave off the... Read more


05.08.2015

An advantage of wearing contact lenses is that they make people look younger than glasses do, according to one source.Netlens said that contact lenses not only provide greater comfort than glasses, due to the fact that they do not sit on the ears or rub on the nose, but they also increase people"s... Read more


04.08.2015

Contact lenses offer many benefits over glasses, according to one source which has extolled the virtues of the vision correction products.A post on UpdatedDaily.com noted that contact lenses are far more convenient than glasses as they do not have to be carried around by the user and also make it... Read more


04.08.2015

It is essential that people undergo regular eye tests if they are to reduce their chances of developing eye conditions, one expert has stated.Sarah Zerbib, head of marketing and PR at the International Glaucoma Association, said that the visits can help eye doctors and opticians to identify the... Read more


04.08.2015

Glasses are regarded as unattractive by many people, who search out alternative means of vision correction, one expert has noted.There are many other difficulties associated with wearing them on a day to day basis, including carrying them around and the discomfort associated with them resting on the... Read more


03.08.2015

While the majority of corneal transplants are given to adults, a considerable number of teens, children and even infants sometimes need to have the treatment – but are replacement corneas suitable for younger eyes?A team of Australian researchers, led by Dr Keryn Williams, tracked success rates and... Read more


03.08.2015

There is a great deal of promise offered by intra-ocular lenses which can help to significantly improve people"s eyesight, according to one expert.Tony Veverka, chief executive at Ultralase, said there are "exciting developments" in the field of intra-ocular lenses, which allow people with... Read more