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


08.06.2015

A grandmother who had a cataract removed at a hospital in Nottinghamshire has complained after her other eye was left untreated due to NHS cutbacks.According to 78-year-old Joyce Bland, she can see clearly out of her right eye following the operation but was told by doctors that she could not have... Read more


05.06.2015

People with poor eyesight need to pay particular attention to their daily medicine, according to one expert who has warned of the dangers of not handling the products carefully.In a recent issue of MedicinesTalk, published by NPS and seen by Medical News Today, NPS chief executive Lynn Weekes said... Read more


05.06.2015

People who have irregular corneas may find that the condition makes it very difficult to find suitable vision correction products, it has been noted.J Keith Lomas, group president and chief executive officer of UltraVision CLPL, pointed out that irregular corneas can be caused by a number of... Read more


05.06.2015

Undergoing regular eye tests can help to save lives in the long term, according to one expert.Phil Moss, commercial vehicle manager at the insurance company Swinton, made the comments after a poll by his organisation found that many operators of commercial vehicles may have defective eyesight after... Read more


04.06.2015

Glaucoma tests which can be done at home may soon become a reality, according to a group of researchers in the US.Experts at Duke University in North Carolina led by Dr Sanjay Asrani claim that a new device may enable glaucoma sufferers to find out in minutes whether the condition, which affects... Read more


04.06.2015

A new type of technology is improving the way in which professionals diagnose eye conditions and prescribe patients, it has been claimed.David Davis, of Vision Source in East Las Vegas, made the comments about iZon technology, which measures the corneal distortions of a patient"s eye and enables the... Read more


04.06.2015

A relatively new technique may be able to improve the way in which bacteria on contact lenses is killed, according to a team of experts in the US.Research carried out by specialist at National Jewish Health and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center claims that it may also be used in... Read more


03.06.2015

A number of tips have been issued to contact lens users who also wear false eyelashes to help them maintain eye safety.Chiu Pin-chi, head of the department of dermatology at National Taiwan University Hospital"s Yunlin branch, told the Taipei Times that it is important for those wearing false... Read more


03.06.2015

There is a distinct variation in the opinion of global contact lens practitioners when it comes to the issue of biocompatibility, corneal staining and risk factors, a recent report has revealed.According to the poll of 1,229 practitioners, carried out by Optician Online and published on its website... Read more


03.06.2015

A way of eradicating a bacterial infection associated with contact lenses is an important development in the field, one expert has noted.Dr Jerry Nick, associate professor of medicine at National Jewish Health at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, said a study conducted by the... Read more


02.06.2015

The major consideration for buying eyecare products is to see better, according to a recent NSIGHT study carried out by Bausch + Lomb.In the contact lens manufacturer"s poll of 3,800 spectacle and contact lens wearers in seven different countries, the overwhelming reason for investing in eyecare... Read more


02.06.2015

The popularity of coloured contact lenses is continuing to rise as consumers recognise the aesthetic benefits of the products, one source has asserted. Priya Prahaladhan, writing for the City Journal, noted that coloured contact lenses are now more widely sold than ever and younger people in... Read more


02.06.2015

A range of contact lenses launched by Unilens will help to significantly assist people with presbyopia, or the inability to focus on close objects, according to one expert. Michael Pecora, chief executive officer of Unilens Vision, said that the launch of the company"s new C-VUE Advanced HydraVUE... Read more


01.06.2015

Good eyesight is essential for all drivers, but older people should consider the possibility that theirs is deteriorating over time, it has been advised.Getting checked out for contact lenses may be one option for individuals concerned about their vision, especially if mature drivers are reluctant... Read more


01.06.2015

A patent has been issued to technology company Biolase, which the firm hopes will help to improve the treatment of farsightedness. According to the organisation, the patent has been granted for the development of a laser-tunnelling method which combats the effects of presbyopia by enabling the eye... Read more


01.06.2015

A US man who was left blind after a car accident has continued to help his friends and family out by making things, it has been revealed.WBTV.com revealed that Ronnie Preswell from Mooresville, North Carolina, was blinded in an accident in 1998, which threatened to put an end to his job as a... Read more


29.05.2015

Scientists in Japan have used moth eyes as their inspiration for a new type of solar cell.The eyes of moths allow them to see well at night but are covered with an anti-reflective coating that helps them hide from predators.Researchers in Japan mimicked the microstructure of moth eyes to create a... Read more


29.05.2015

A recipes book has been published which its author claims could help to reduce people"s risk of deteriorating eyesight.Laura C Martin"s book, Green Market Baking Book: 100 Delicious Recipes for Naturally Sweet & Savory Treats, is made up of recipes that use only natural sweeteners."This is how we... Read more


29.05.2015

Contact lenses may be the answer to off-the-shelf reading glasses, which one commentator has warned can worsen vision problems and potentially cause long-term damage to eyesight.While buying ready-to-wear spectacles may be tempting for those without the time or inclination to visit an optician, the... Read more