03.03.2015

People who wear glasses to correct their vision are also making themselves look older, one source has claimed.A report commissioned by the London Vision Clinic polled 4,000 people about the age of individuals who wear glasses.The results show that each spectacle wearer was estimated to be 3.3 years... Read more


03.03.2015

People who wear contact lenses on a daily basis have been given some tips on how to maintain the products, including using a respected solution.The Health Guide pointed out that there are several different types of contact lens solution on the market, but it is important for wearers to choose a... Read more


02.03.2015

Scientists have discovered a gene that is thought to cause short-sightedness, potentially paving the way for curative treatments to put an end to one of the world"s most-common eye disorders. So, could this condemn glasses and contact lenses to the history books?Myopia, the condition more commonly... Read more


02.03.2015

A major Bollywood star has revealed that she heavily relies on the use of contact lenses due to her poor eyesight.Shruti Haasan recently posted on her Twitter account that her vision is so poor that she is "almost blind" and would severely struggle to function without the use of contact lenses."I"m... Read more


02.03.2015

Silicone hydrogel contact lenses are rising in popularity because they are an effective means of daily vision correction, one source has stated.A recent post on Article Places noted that contact lens wearers who previously wore other forms of the product have migrated to silicone hydrogel because... Read more


27.02.2015

People in need of vision correction but hoping to avoid glasses for fear of looking older could consider wearing contact lenses, one source has suggested.Dr Barry Freeman from hearing aid maker Starkey Laboratories Inc told the ARA that developments in the contact lens industry have enabled people... Read more


27.02.2015

A course of oral antiviral medication following infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV) may help to reduce the risk of recurring eye-related manifestations of the disease, a new report claims.According to a recent study in an issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives... Read more


27.02.2015

Contact lenses have many advantages over glasses, with people who make the switch between the products likely to notice the improvement straight away, one source has stated.A post on EzineMark.com noted that, compared with spectacles, contact lenses are convenient to carry, more attractive and can... Read more


26.02.2015

The way in which children and adults see the world around them can differ considerably, a new study has suggested.According to scientists at University College London (UCL) and Birkbeck, University of London, children younger than 12 years old do not combine different sensory information to make... Read more


26.02.2015

A new study has uncovered a gene associated with myopia, or nearsightedness, in Caucasian people from several different regions, including the Netherlands, Britain and Australia.According to experts at Duke University Medical Center, gene therapies are already working well in some eye conditions,... Read more


26.02.2015

People seeking a form of vision correction which is convenient and easy to use will find that contact lenses are ideal, according to one source.Ralphe Andrade, writing for Lon"s Article Directory, said that contact lenses are a favourite among those requiring comfortable vision correction, but it is... Read more


24.02.2015

A safety organisation has issued eye health information in a bid to make people aware of the dangers of not protecting their vision.HealthyEyes.org.uk has published tips including being extra careful when taking part in DIY tasks, specifically as there are 20,000 eye accidents a year in the UK as a... Read more


24.02.2015

Women who wear contact lenses have been offered some safety tips with regards to applying makeup.Web MD issued advice for women who wear contact lenses and makeup at the same time and said that it is important not to let things such as foundation come into contact with the vision correction... Read more


24.02.2015

Disposable contact lenses are the perfect solution for people with busy lives, one source has observed.Paula Masi, writing for Article Cube, said that people with very busy lives who work long hours often do not have time to clean contact lenses and recommended that they wear disposable lenses as a... Read more


23.02.2015

A special type of coating may enable people to wear contact lenses for far longer than they usually do, one expert has claimed.Ted Reid of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, said that the metal coating could allow contact lens wearers to keep them in for up to two months, the... Read more


23.02.2015

A schoolgirl has spoken of her delight at having new contact lenses for her first day back at school.Recently, Sarakshi Sadana returned to school after the summer break and wore contact lenses for the first time, meaning that she no longer had to wear glasses for lessons, Newsday reports.As her... Read more


23.02.2015

People who wear coloured contact lenses or are looking to invest in the products will find that there is a huge amount of choice, one source has stated.The Watches Store blog pointed out that there are colours to suit every individual, from people aiming to slightly alter the shade of their iris to... Read more


20.02.2015

People who try to save money by ordering contact lenses online have been issued safety advice by one organisation which has claimed that the practice needs extra care.The Noblewi Health Advice and Tips blog explained that many people make the mistake of ordering contact lenses online without first... Read more


20.02.2015

People who frequently use computers have been advised to ensure their daily eyecare routines are up to scratch to prevent problems developing.Writing for the Ahmedabad Mirror, Dr Himanshu Mehta said that a big risk for people who regularly stare at monitors for long periods of time is dry eye... Read more


20.02.2015

Teenagers are increasingly focusing on eyewear in order to showcase their fashion nous, one source has noted.According to a post on Guampdn.com, one of the best ways of displaying a person"s individuality is through their eyes and as a result teens are buying sunglasses to enhance their... Read more