26.11.2014

People should ensure they are eating a diet that safeguards their eye health, it has been suggested.An article on courier-journal.com noted that wearing contact lenses is not the only way to boost vision and suggested a range of foods which can be effective in staving off sight-related problems.Dr... Read more


25.11.2014

A new study has linked antidepressant drugs to an increased risk of developing cataracts.The investigation, published in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, established a link between the eye disease and two widely-prescribed drugs.Specialists claim that selective... Read more


25.11.2014

Lasik eye surgery offers people who wear reading glasses the chance to abandon them forever and feel the benefits of enhanced vision, one source has pointed out.Lon"s Article Directory extolled the virtues of Lasik eye surgery when stating that it can help people to ditch reading glasses forever,... Read more


25.11.2014

Researchers in the US have successfully created a retina from human embryonic stem cells, which offers hope to millions with degenerative eye disorders.Experts at the University of California Irvine created an eight-layer, early stage retina from human embryonic stem cells, which is the first ever... Read more


24.11.2014

An implant made of plastic could soon offer patients the chance to see again without having to wait for cornea transplants.German research centre Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft claims that, each year, 40,000 people in Europe await these transplants but many do not receive them as donor corneas are... Read more


24.11.2014

Although vision loss cannot be completely prevented, people who regularly attend eye exams may help to slow the process considerably, one source has suggested.Food consumer warned that not having vision frequently assessed by an expert may place people at risk of conditions such as cataracts and... Read more


24.11.2014

While laser eye surgery is one of the main treatments for people with sight problems, many people find the process a scary prospect.They may therefore welcome the news that a new type of procedure involving phakic intraocular lenses (IOLs) for correcting short-sightedness could be safer than laser... Read more


21.11.2014

People who need vision correction are more likely to find that contact lenses are a cost-effective option compared with laser eye surgery, according to one expert.Lou Carlozo, writing for the Savings Experiment, said that a study he conducted into the monthly outgoings which people who wear contact... Read more


21.11.2014

People who wear daily contact lenses have been advised to follow the manufacturer"s instructions and ensure they take the lenses out at the end of the day.Dr Arun Mishra, a consultant ophthalmic surgeon, told Doctor.NDTV.com that a key thing which people who wear daily contacts must remember is that... Read more


21.11.2014

People who wear contact lenses should ensure they keep them in when going for an eye exam, according to one source.The resident health expert for the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune said that wearing contact lenses to an exam can save time, as the expert assessing the individual will not have to ask... Read more


20.11.2014

Healthcare experts have established a link between Down"s syndrome and Alzheimer"s disease, claiming that the two conditions are connected through proteins found in the eyes. According to specialists at Boston University School of Medicine and the Boston University Alzheimer"s Disease Center, the... Read more


20.11.2014

People who make the decision to wear Contact lenses will be able to ditch their reading glasses forever, one source has pointed out. ABC.com noted that people who consult a professional and have contact lenses properly fitted can have them tailored to suit any situation, so things like reading do... Read more


20.11.2014

People who wear contact lenses have been warned to follow the instructions on their products to ensure they get maximum benefit from them and are safe.The ISN supersite alluded to the case of one man who wore the same pair for several months, even sleeping in them, and only washed them with tap... Read more


19.11.2014

The creation and launch of new, advanced Contact lenses may help to boost the industry and revolutionise the way that people wear them, according to an industry expert. Mike King, writing for Companies and Markets, pointed out that the convenience of wearing contact lenses will only ensure that the... Read more


19.11.2014

A new technique may be able to improve the vision of people who have been left partially sighted after suffering a brain injury or stroke, according to experts.New research has found that a computer-based technique developed and assessed by Durham University improved partially-sighted people"s... Read more


19.11.2014

Women who wear Contact lenses have been advised to put them in before applying makeup.Dr Hilary Hawthorne, a Los Angeles based optometrist, told Osceola Sentinel-Tribune that contact lens wearers often make the mistake of trying to put them in after they have applied make-up such as mascara and... Read more


18.11.2014

A surfer has revealed that his vision was improved in just one day after undergoing refractive surgery on his eyes.Danny Bender told the Daily Bruin that he experienced problems while surfing and was often prevented from seeing clearly –something he managed to solve through laser in-situ... Read more


18.11.2014

A new type of contact lenses may be effective in improving vision in people who cannot usually wear them, according to a new study.A report published by the French Society of Ophthalmology claims that gas-permeable scleral contact lenses could benefit keratoconus patients who are intolerant of... Read more


18.11.2014

An application for Google"s Android smartphones has been launched to help contact lens wearers to keep up-to-date with their daily routine.The Contact Lenses Reminder app is designed for people who wear Daily contact lenses and has functions including reminding users to put them in each morning.In... Read more


17.11.2014

New computer technology can help with the detection of eye problems linked to diabetes, according to experts. Specialists at the University of Iowa claim that cost-effective computerised systems to detect early eye problems related to diabetes can help meet the screening need. A team at the facility... Read more