06.10.2014

Getting into a routine for the care and wear of contact lenses will become effortless with practice, according to Johnson & Johnson (J&J).The maker of Acuvue 1 Day Moist said establishing a schedule for them was a good idea because the whole idea of daily disposable lenses is that they fit around... Read more


02.10.2014

Parents should make sure any signs of troubled eyes in their children are seen by a doctor or optician as soon as possible, a contact lens manufacturer says.Cooper Vision, makers of Proclear One day and Bioinfinity says a quarter of children have eye problems that go undetected between the ages of... Read more


02.10.2014

No matter what kind of contact lenses you wear - whether they are monthly, extended wear or even daily lenses - it is important to ensure eye care practitioners" instructions about cleaning and disinfecting them are followed closely.It"s worth asking yourself the following "How, what, Why and When"... Read more


02.10.2014

Using out-of-date make-up can lead to eye infections such as conjunctivitis and styes, contact lens wearers have been told.Dr Susan Blakeney, optometric adviser from the College of Optometrists, spoke to hellomagazine.com about eye health and make-up, recommending that mascara and liquid eyeliner... Read more


02.09.2014

Contact lens wearers may be interested in research emanating from Sweden which has identified a possible link between hormone replacement therapy (HRT), the popular postmenopausal medication, and incidences of cataracts.The eight-year prospective study collected data from more than 30,000... Read more


02.09.2014

Contact lens and glasses wearers do not have to be embarrassed about having to wear specs and they should feel lucky about being able to sport the eyewear, it has been suggested.Angelica Hermon, a blogger writing on t5m networks, said that she adores glasses so she is not downbeat about her poor... Read more


02.09.2014

Parents have been advised to keep their children away from washing detergent capsules following a rise in chemical eye injuries at a London hospital, contact lens wearers have learned.According to the doctors from Western Eye Hospital, writing in a paper published in the British Medical Journal... Read more


01.09.2014

Contact lens wearers may benefit from a new building at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) where eye care research will be carried out.The Brehm Tower at the W K Kellogg Eye Centre Complex features seven eye care clinics with new suites for refractive surgery and cosmetic surgery.It... Read more


01.09.2014

People who have experienced significant eyesight deterioration, do not necessarily have to give up their pastimes, as proved by a man in Canada.Ottawa resident Lawrence Euteneier has certainly not quit fishing, even though his eyesight has become worse over the years.Indeed, Mr Euteneier founded... Read more


01.09.2014

People over the age of 45 will be excited to hear about the latest developments in eye surgery that can solve age related problems in a matter of minutes.The operation restores almost perfect vision within 20 minutes with permanent and instant results. Lens replacement vision correction involves... Read more


01.09.2014

Contact lens wearers who regularly use computers and other backlit screens need to make sure they keep their eyes healthy to avoid so-called digital eye, according to an expert.Leading optometrist and author Dr Jeffrey Anshel warned that people blink less often when using a computer or any other... Read more


01.09.2014

A team of researchers have successfully used embryonic stem cells to replace diseased retinal cells in mice.The study, which was conducted at Columbia University Medical Center, could potentially lead to the development of a new treatment for retinitis pigmentosa, a leading cause of blindness."This... Read more


01.09.2014

With the launch of a new genetic home-testing kit that checks for the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has said that it is "outraged" by the kits, which have been launched in the UK.The organisation has warned against the use of DIY... Read more


29.08.2014

The need to start taking care of your eyesight at a young age was recently emphasised in Australia with Sunnies for Sights Day.Organised by the International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE), the event saw a whole day being dedicated to teaching youngsters about the importance of taking care of... Read more


29.08.2014

Contact lens wearers looking to avoid problems with their vision may want to go easy on out-of-date eye make-up."We wouldn"t hesitate to chuck out mouldy or bacteria-ridden food and the same standards should apply to the lotions and potions and that we put on our skin," commented Sara Stern,... Read more


29.08.2014

It is important that people are provided with adequate information about their eyesight, according to the founder of Unite for Sight.For this reason Jennifer Staple-Clark, who saw patients lose their eyesight from undiagnosed glaucoma during her time working in a doctor"s office, created the... Read more


28.08.2014

Premature babies are at greater risk from visual impairment, as has been highlighted by a recent case in India.Shilpa Hertzberg, from Khar, gave birth to a child named Aron three months before her delivery date and the boy was subsequently diagnosed with retinopathy of prematurity, Daily News &... Read more


28.08.2014

Elderly people who do not get their visual disorders treated are more likely to develop Alzheimer"s disease, according to research from the University of Michigan Health System.Using Medicare data, the study discovered that those with poor vision, which may include contact lens wearers, who visited... Read more


28.08.2014

Not dealing with astigmatism quickly can lead to more problems in the future, it has been warned.Top female road cyclist Christina Liew-Gin, from Singapore, noted how both her myopia and astigmatism worsened because of procrastinating when it came to getting an eye check and getting the right... Read more


27.08.2014

An inability to differentiate letters that are surrounded by other letters and symbols could be one of the brain"s ways of boosting eyesight, it has been claimed. Researchers working at the University of Gronningen looked at the phenomenon of "crowding", whereby people struggle to pick out... Read more