07.08.2015
Wearing swimming goggles over contact lenses "lowers risks"

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 lenses "should not be worn for too long"

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
Glaucoma symptoms highlighted by expert

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
Early detection of eye disease "is highly important"

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 "are effective"

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
Contact lenses "need careful handling"

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
Contact lenses "can correct astigmatism"

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
Healthy diet "vital to good vision"

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
Contact lenses "make you look younger"

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 "are better than glasses"

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
Regular eye tests "are essential"

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 unattractive"

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
Are corneal transplants right for children?

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
Intra-ocular lenses "hold great promise"

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
Dry eyes "may be due to temperature drop"

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
Scleral contact lenses "becoming more popular"

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
Contact lenses "a great option for motorists"

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
Regular eye examinations "essential"

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
Contact lenses hygiene "is easy to maintain"

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
Contact lenses "more comfortable than glasses"

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