20.05.2015

It is not vital that hypermetropia sufferers - those with longsightedness caused by an imperfection in the eye - have laser eye surgery to correct the condition, one expert has pointed out.Responding to a question on doctor.ndtv.com, Dr M S Ravindra, a consultant ophthalmologist at the Karthik... Read more


19.05.2015

The recent eye infections suffered by one contact lens wearer may not necessarily be due to wearing the lenses, one expert has noted.Writing for Today Online, Dr Lim Li, a senior consultant ophthalmologist in the corneal and external eye disease service at the Singapore National Eye Centre, was... Read more


19.05.2015

Children"s lives can be transformed through wearing contact lenses, according to one boy with personal experience.Michael Davis, 13, said that he has been wearing contact lenses for over a year and has found that they make his everyday activities much simpler, from looking at textbooks at school to... Read more


19.05.2015

Contact lens wearers should never forget to wash their hands when handling or storing contact lenses, one source has claimed, as a surprising number of people neglect to do this.A post on the Times of India website pointed out that hygiene is essential when using contact lenses but this is not... Read more


18.05.2015

The best way of keeping the eyes in good condition is to eat a varied diet which includes plenty of fruit and vegetables, one expert on the subject has commented.Dharmesh Patel, chairman of the Eyecare Trust, a charity which raises awareness of all aspects of eye health, said that other healthy... Read more


18.05.2015

An increase in diagnoses of myopia among children may be down to the increased use of technology involving digital screens, according to one sector body.The National Eye Institute has noted that an increase in the use of smartphones, tablets and handheld video game consoles could be a reason why... Read more


18.05.2015

A new test for glaucoma may enable more accurate and earlier detection of the condition, experts have claimed.The procedure has been developed by a team led by Dr Eniko Enikov at the University of Arizona College of Engineering and uses an instrument which is simply placed over a closed eye and rubs... Read more


14.05.2015

The development of contact lenses could be altered as a result of new research into the impregnation of CO2 to customise plastics.Experts at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology in Overhausen are currently testing how CO2 can be used to impregnate plastics and... Read more


14.05.2015

People considering purchasing contact lenses for their children need to take a few important things into consideration during the process, one source has advised.Talking to TodaysTHV.com, Dr Rishi Singh, an ophthalmologist at Cleveland Clinic"s Cole Eye Institute, said that age is not the only thing... Read more


14.05.2015

It is vital that car drivers are wearing forms of vision correction if they require them, one source has stated.According to road safety group GEM Motoring Assist, one of the key precautions people can take to safeguard themselves is by wearing any prescription glasses or contact lenses, as driving... Read more


13.05.2015

People thinking of undergoing laser eye surgery to correct their vision have been informed that the procedure leaves them with little discomfort.A post on KHSLTV.com noted that, immediately after laser eye surgery, patients may take a while to get used to stimuli such as bright light but eventually... Read more


13.05.2015

The worldwide market for vision care devices has now reached $20 billion (£12 billion), according to the latest study.A report published by Global Data, entitled Vision Care (Contact Lenses and Spectacle Lenses) - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016, claims... Read more


13.05.2015

New research has pinpointed the precise anatomical location where vision loss appears to occur in glaucoma, which could lead to new therapies to combat the condition.Experts at the Kennedy Krieger Institute have found that at a specific location within the optic nerve head, a class of cells called... Read more


12.05.2015

It is vital that contact lens wearers purchase solution in order to store the products in the safest manner possible, according to one source.Charlotte Ames, writing for wearecentralpa.com, said that solution can help to protect the lenses from everyday dirt and grime and is particularly vital for... Read more


12.05.2015

Amniotic membranes used to prevent postoperative adhesions in strabismus eye surgery may actually be having the opposite effect, according to new research.A study published in the Journal of AAPOS, the official publication of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, found... Read more


12.05.2015

Contact lens wearers have been reminded of the importance of demonstrating good hygiene when handling and storing the products in order to minimise the risk of infection. A post on the Times of India website pointed out that it is essential to follow manufacturer instructions when handling contact... Read more


11.05.2015

Women who wear contact lenses have been offered a number of makeup tips to ensure they look their best this festive period without harming their vision.In an article on Coffee Today, a writer named Stefani advised people to insert contact lenses before they apply any makeup, particularly... Read more


11.05.2015

The process of removing hard, dense cataracts is no longer difficult, one expert has claimed.Eye surgeon Dr JS Titiyal told the Times of India that phacoemulsification has helped to radically alter the way in which cataracts are removed - something demonstrated in procedures he himself has conducted... Read more


11.05.2015

It is not a risk for young people to wear contact lenses, as long as they are responsible individuals who can stick to a daily routine, it has been claimed.Barbara Aalbers, from St John"s Mercy Eye Care-Ballas, told STL Today that children are now wearing contact lenses at a younger age than ever,... Read more


08.05.2015

A new means of permanently improving vision through the implantation of contact lenses is continuing to grow in popularity, one expert has suggested. Dr John Berdahl, from Vance Thompson Vision, told the Argus Leader that the procedure involving a small incision being made in the eyeball and a lens... Read more