10.10.2014
Getting involved in "guybrow grooming"

Male contact lens wearers looking to make their eyes look that little bit more attractive could groom their eyebrows, something that is said to be gaining popularity.Michelle Shea, owner of The Ministry of Hair and Beauty in Bolton Brow in Sowerby Bridge, told the Halifax Courier that famous faces... Read more


10.10.2014
Fundraising helps toddler with eye condition

A child has received specialised equipment to help with the problems he has with his eyesight, following an appeal in local paper the Boston Target.Charlie Brookes has a rare genetic condition which means he has no iris in his eyes, impairing his vision and making him especially light sensitive. He... Read more


08.10.2014
Boy undergoes laser eye surgery for Coats Disease

A young boy has recently undergone laser eye surgery to prevent him going blind in one eye, after he was diagnosed with Coats Disease.Harry Richardson, three, underwent surgery at the Sunderland Eye Infirmary to stop leakage behind one eye, which could have led to vision loss.Lynsey Baxter, Harry"s... Read more


08.10.2014
Eyesight not failing aged darts player

Darts is helping to keep an old woman active and it seems her eyesight is not failing her - an inspiration to contact lens wearers.Georgina Anderson, an 89-year-old, is possibly the oldest darts player in Scotland and has spoken of how the sport helps her get out of the house, the Aberdeen Press and... Read more


08.10.2014
Glaucoma sufferer speaks out about eye tests

Glaucoma involves damage to the optic nerve most often caused by high pressure inside the eye due to a build up of excess fluid. High eye pressure is not always a sign that you have glaucoma but may be an indication you are at risk of developing it. Stafford grandmother Cynthia Powell recently told... Read more


07.10.2014
Certain people "should be wary of 3D films"

Even though most contact lens wearers should not have problems watching 3D films, there are some people that should be wary of such flicks.Dr Mike Ehrenhaus, an ophthalmologist based in Queens and Brooklyn in New York, told Fox News that those with amblyopia, or a lazy eye, may want to avoid such... Read more


07.10.2014
Keep contact lenses hydrated "to avoid CVS"

There are several tips contact lens wearers should follow if they do not want to develop computer vision syndrome (CVS), an expert has said.Dr Todd Wilbee claimed that those with contact lenses are at particular risk of problems caused by prolonged computer usage because their eyes can become dry,... Read more


07.10.2014
Contact lenses "could help doctors diagnose diabetes problems"

A new development in contact lens technology could see the end of diabetes sufferers having to constantly check their blood sugar levels.Researchers at the University of Western Ontario, Canada, have created hydrogel contact lenses with integrated nanoparticles which chemically react to glucose... Read more


06.10.2014
Advice for teens who want contacts

Glasses can be a fashion accessory but not everyone likes how they look in them - especially fashion-conscious teens.In addition, youngsters who like to play a lot of sport can find specs are impractical and they are ready for the change to something more convenient.Running in glasses makes them... Read more


06.10.2014
Trick lenses should be used properly, says expert

Coloured contact lenses should be cleaned, used and selected with the same care as if they were being used for vision correction, an expert advises.Optometrist Bruce Hinkley told the Modesto Bee improper use can damage the eye, so people should be careful if intending to use them for costume fun... Read more


06.10.2014
Tips for carefree contact lens wearing

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
Children"s sight "must be protected"

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
Rules for cleaning lenses: How, what, why and when

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
Out-of-date make-up use can result in eye infections

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
Possible relationship between HRT and cataracts discovered

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
Glasses "should be embraced"

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
Warning over eye trouble with washing detergent capsules

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
Will contact lens wearers benefit from UMHS centre?

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
Contact lens wearers can continue with pastimes

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
Age related eye problems solved in lunchtime

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