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


03.08.2015

People who regularly suffer from dry eyes or have dry eye disorder may do so because they are frequently exposed to changes in temperature, new research has suggested.A study carried out at the Department of Ophthalmology and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas... Read more


24.07.2015

The popularity of scleral lenses, which help people with irregularly-shaped corneas, is continuing to increase, one source has pointed out. According to a post on Live PR, scleral lenses, which are large-diameter, gas-permeable lenses that cover a larger part of the eye, are popular options among... Read more


24.07.2015

People who drive may find that contact lenses are a great solution to the problem of not being able to see the road clearly, one source has stated.Price noted that, as it is a legal requirement for anybody who requires vision correction to wear it while they are driving, contact lenses can help to... Read more


24.07.2015

It is vital that people undergo regular eye examinations if they are to avoid the possibility of developing eye diseases and other problems, one expert has advised.Tony Veverka, chief executive at Ultralase, said that many people do not realise how simple safeguards can help to prevent the onset of... Read more


22.07.2015

Maintaining good contact lens hygiene is not difficult and can help to almost eliminate the risk of infection, one source has pointed out.A post on the Comfortable Contact Lens blog noted that people should follow steps such as always washing their hands before touching the products or inserting... Read more


22.07.2015

Investing in contact lenses rather than glasses can provide people with greater comfort, according to one source.One of the main bugbears for spectacle wearers is the problem of them sliding down the bridge of the nose, as well as the sore points left where the glasses sat, Price pointed out.It... Read more


22.07.2015

Children who undergo corneal transplants enjoy both improved vision and more enjoyable lives, one study author has stated.A team of researchers led by Dr Keryn Williams have tracked transplant success and visual outcomes in 640 young patients who received new corneas between 1985 and 2009 and... Read more


21.07.2015

The progression of myopia may be slowed by wearing dual-focus soft contact lenses, particularly in children, a recent study has claimed.Dr John Phillips and Dr Nicola Anstice, researchers in the Department of Optometry and Vision Science at the University of Auckland, developed a dual-focus soft... Read more


21.07.2015

People who spend most of the day in front of a computer have been advised to take regular breaks from the monitor in order to safeguard their vision.Screen breaks are an important way to maintain good vision, particularly for office-based workers and students, said Tony Veverka, chief executive at... Read more


21.07.2015

One of the major advantages of wearing contact lenses is that the vision correction products are far more convenient than glasses, one source has pointed out.According to a report by Price, anybody who has experienced vision problems and not yet tried wearing contact lenses should give them a go, as... Read more


20.07.2015

An unexpected discovery by experts in Germany may lead to the creation of new drugs targeted at tackling the problem of desensitisation.That is the opinion of Martha Sommer, a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Medicinal Physics and Biophysics at Charite Medical School, who has published a... Read more


20.07.2015

Frequent changes in the strength of prescription glasses or contact lenses could be a sign of cataracts, a doctor has said.Speaking to the Star, ophthalmologist Dr Aloysius Joseph Low, who works in Malaysia, said one of the things often seen in patients suffering from cataracts is regular changes to... Read more


20.07.2015

The brain does not need the eyes to "read" material, according to a breakthrough new study by French researchers.In the report, carried out by researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and France, experts claim that brain imaging studies of blind people as they read words in Braille showed... Read more


17.07.2015

People who wear contact lenses are less likely to suffer an injury than glasses wearers when taking part in sporting activities, one source has pointed out.When playing contact and ball sports in particular, glasses can pose a danger to people due to their propensity to smash.However, with contact... Read more


17.07.2015

Contact lenses can "easily treat" irregular astigmatism which is why lenses are gaining so much popularity in recent times, according to UK News Reporter.The condition is due to an irregular curve in the cornea which can result in blurred vision and the eye can find it difficult to focus a sharp... Read more


17.07.2015

Contact lens wearers should get regular eyesight check-ups as while it appears to be saving them money in the short-term it could leave them out of pocket in the long-run and perhaps with poorer vision.Opthomologist Paul Frascella told Fox59.com: "Generally speaking, pediatric age groups should be... Read more


16.07.2015

A recent study into how the brain processes information when people read may lead to new research into the organ"s relationship with the eyes, experts have claimed.The study conducted by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and France, specialists showed that a certain part of the brain is used to... Read more


16.07.2015

A British retiree has had his eyesight restored thanks to an artificial platinum and silicon retina.Eric Selby had been completely blind and reliant on a guide dog for over 20 years, but has had his sight restored after the implant was installed in his right eye.The Argus II implant was designed by... Read more


16.07.2015

A doctor suffering from Bells Palsy has invented a new eyecare device to help him deal with a problem associated with his illness.Dr Chuck R Courtenay experienced dry eyes as a side-effect of Bells Palsy and created the Eye POD Eye Care Kit to deal with this.He found that while putting in contact... Read more