16.06.2015

It is important for both children and adults to have their eyesight checked regularly, but particularly those with existing vision problems, one expert has warned.Dr Salma Rai, a consultant pediatric ophthalmologist, said that children who have undergone procedures to correct their vision when very... Read more


16.06.2015

It is important that people wear the necessary eye protection during physical activity, particularly when balls or apparatus is involved, an expert has advised.Dr Scott Lambert, a professor of ophthalmology at Emory University, said that many people forget that their vision is potentially being... Read more


16.06.2015

Protecting the eyes from dangerous UV rays is not only important during the summer months, one expert has pointed out.The spring sun and even a clear winter"s day pose risk to people"s vision if they have not take steps to protect their eyes, according to Dr Scott Lambert, a professor of... Read more


15.06.2015

It is a bad idea for people to purchase contact lenses which help to enlarge the appearance of their eyes, according to one expert.Bennie Jeng, an ophthalmology associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco, told KTSF that such lenses are not approved by the US Food and Drug... Read more


15.06.2015

New research shedding light on the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may have far-reaching implications for the treatment of the condition and diseases associated with it, experts have noted.Paul Sieving, director of the National Eye Institute, said that the study carried out at... Read more


15.06.2015

Investing in contact lenses is a wise option for people who are sometimes absent-minded, according to one wearer.Honours student Rekha told the City Journal that she prefers to wear contact lenses over glasses because the products are far more convenient on a daily basis.She explained: "I prefer to... Read more


12.06.2015

There are plenty of reasons to wear contact lenses rather than glasses, one source has claimed, as the products offer all the advantages of spectacles without any of the drawbacks.According to Priya Prahaladhan, writing for the City Journal, contact lens wearers do not have the hassle of carrying... Read more


12.06.2015

So-called mini-monovision surgery may become the standard in the eye industry, according to one expert.Dr Tariq Qamar said that blended vision surgery, or mono-vision as it is commonly called, is being offered to his patients in a bid to remove their cataracts.According to the specialist, the... Read more


12.06.2015

Experts in the US have made a major discovery regarding the condition age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which they say could lead to two new therapies being developed.According to specialists at the University of Kentucky led by ophthalmologist Dr Jayakrishna Ambati, an accumulation of a toxic... Read more


11.06.2015

Having a regular and hygienic contact lens routine is vital if people are to avoid potential eye infections, according to one expert on the subject.Chicago-based optometrist Dr Michael Slusky said that it is important for contact lens wearers to follow any manufacturers" instructions on the... Read more


11.06.2015

Contact lenses are more popular with women than men, according to one industry expert.Speaking to the Ahmedabad Mirror, vision expert Dr Tejas Shah said that a major reason why more women wear contact lens for vision correction is that they tend to be more careful with the products.He suggested that... Read more


11.06.2015

Millions of people around the world are putting their vision at risk by failing to notice signs of eyesight deterioration, it has been claimed.According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the warning signs of major eye disease can be spotted fairly early on and prevented if people take... Read more


10.06.2015

There has been a global rise in the number of teenagers using contact lenses for vision correction instead of glasses, one industry expert has observed.Dr Hitesh Ramanuj, an eye surgeon, told the Ahmedabad Mirror that contact lens wearers benefit from not having to carry glasses around and this is... Read more


10.06.2015

A new reading test may be an effective means of detecting whether athletes are suffering from concussion immediately after a sporting injury, it has been claimed.Experts at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have developed a simple reading test which can be conducted by athletes on... Read more


10.06.2015

A tool used by contact lens wearers to remind them to put in or take out the products is effective in the vast majority of cases, it has been claimed.Vistakon, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, claims that its Acuminder tool is rated as helpful by 95 pr cent of those who use it as part of... Read more


09.06.2015

Contact lenses are completely safe to use so long as wearers insert them correctly and look after them properly.This is according to consultant ophthalmologist Mr Peter McDonnell, honorary treasurer at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists."The use of contact lenses to correct problems relating to... Read more


09.06.2015

Some treatments for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) may pose a risk to people"s eyesight if they are not supervised, according to one source.When the nights are longer and much of the day being spent in gloom, many people in the UK suffer from SAD, although one treatment for the condition is the... Read more


09.06.2015

By Alexa Kaczkahelp stave off damaging eye conditions, a specialist has warned.Dr Aaron Weingeist, an ophthalmologist in Seattle and a clinical correspondent, said that older people in particular need to ensure that they undergo frequent eye tests so that changes in their vision can be monitored and... Read more


08.06.2015

Cosmetic and coloured contact lenses have helped to change the lives of many patients at one facility in Arizona, US, it has been claimed.According to Jack Carter, owner of Green Valley firm Crystal Reflections, his store focuses solely on making contact lenses for cosmetic, theatrical and medical... Read more


08.06.2015

A new investigation into one of the major eye diseases, may help to reduce the need for patients to undergo corneal implants.Experts at the Schepens Eye Research Institute have discovered that free radicals, which are unstable molecules that cause the death of cells as the body ages, may also cause... Read more