18.07.2014

A new type of contact lens worn for sleeping in could halt the worsening of sight in children.The Daily Mail reported the five year SMART study which is testing contact lenses that aim to change the shape of the cornea by being worn overnight.In one year, youngsters who wear the reshaping contact... Read more


18.07.2014

A woman who used sunbeds for years without protecting her eyes has spoken of her fear of going blind.Sam Laing has been using the tanning beds frequently since she was 13 but did not wear goggles as she wanted her face to be evenly coloured.Now 23, she has benign growths in her eyes as a result of... Read more


18.07.2014

Wearers of contact lenses have been reminded to take them out before going to sleep.AsiaOne drew attention to the issue after speaking to Soo Chua, who would wear her contact lenses for 16 hours at a time and forget to take them out before going to sleep.Stan Isaacs of the Singapore Contact Lens... Read more


17.07.2014

Teenagers have been reminded of the need to take care of contact lenses after a girl won an award for her work on the topic.Pittsburgh-based Halie Ann Carter obtained the Girl Scout Gold Award after carrying out research on contact lens care to create a PowerPoint presentation.The project took... Read more


17.07.2014

Women who suffer from puffy eyes may find that creams aggravate the condition.Elsa McAlonan told a Daily Mail reader that care needs to be taken in using eye creams as some of them will irritate eyes that are already sensitive.She suggested using only a little of a product to discover whether one... Read more


17.07.2014

For those who need custom coloured contact lenses they should make sure they are made and fitted by a specialist, an expert has said.In an article for Illinois-based publication the Herald News, optometrist James Cutler explained that eye doctors can fit people with contact lenses which can then be... Read more


16.07.2014

Healthcare giant Novartis, the parent of Alcon, the producers of some of the most popular contact lenses including Focus Dailies, Air Optix Aqua and the FreshLook range, will be helping to turn Google"s lab project into smart contact lenses for people worldwide.As reported by http://mashable.com "A... Read more


16.07.2014

Users of contact lenses have been urged to save money by buying them over the internet.In an article for the Observer, Rebecca Smithers outlined several ways people can pay less for their glasses or contact lenses.She cited research from consumer watchdog Which?, whose data showed that it is cheaper... Read more


16.07.2014

Implanted contact lenses are being suggested to Singaporean people who suffer from sight problems.Channel News Asia outlined the surgical process of inserting implantable contact lenses and spoke to a professional about it.Leonard Ang, associate professor and medical director of the Eye and Cornea... Read more


15.07.2014

A medical publication has suggested that sufferers of uveitis try wearing sunglasses to help soothe their symptoms.Medical News Today explained that dark glasses could help people who are uncomfortable with light because of their condition.A warm and gentle compress on the eyes can also help to... Read more


15.07.2014

Many older people in Briton are wasting money by buying new frames for their glasses when they do not need to.This is the warning given by Ciliary Blue, which pointed out that people over 60 need to change their prescription more often than any other age group.However, many of them think that when... Read more


14.07.2014

Contact lenses offer a number of improvements over glasses, a writer has stated.In a piece for Article Mania, Deepak Kumar pointed out that contact lenses offer style advantages, as wearers do not have to worry about their glasses not co-ordinating with their clothes.He observed that contact lenses... Read more


14.07.2014

People who have regular eye tests are more likely to find out if they have a condition related to other aspects of their health.Explaining the importance of checkups to WKOW 27, Dr Suzanne Bellante said that a host of other ailments apart from vision problems can be detected in an eye exam.As the... Read more


14.07.2014

Those already planning their Halloween fancy dress outfit might want to consider going a step further and wearing matching contact lenses.Crazy Contact Lenses could be ideal for this occasion and there are nine designs which could really take a Halloween costume one step further.Blood Red might be... Read more


14.07.2014

Contact lens wearers in Japan are increasingly turning to decorating the cases used to store and disinfect the products.Steve Levenstein reported the trend on inventorspot, citing Tokyo Kawaii TV.He explained that people can buy "decokits" to cover their contact lens cases with charms and tiny... Read more


11.07.2014

Women who suffer from dark circles under their eyes have been given some tips on eliminating them.Kerryne Karause-Neufeldt, who is chief executive officer of eyeSlices, explained that certain lifestyle factors can affect the blemishes."Lifestyle can affect your eyes like your diet, lack of exercise,... Read more


11.07.2014

Over a billion contact lenses are disposed of in the UK on an annual basis, according to a recent report.Ciliary Blue said that about 1.4 billion contact lenses are thrown away by Britons every year.It came to the conclusion using information from the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers to... Read more


11.07.2014

Road users in the US have been urged to take measures to protect themselves against the intense glare of sunshine.The Utah Highway Patrol recommended that drivers wear visors or sunglasses to prevent the rays from getting in their eyes and putting them in danger.One local told KSL that the light had... Read more


10.07.2014

People who engage in sports on an amateur level have admitted that contact lenses help them play better.Olympic gold medallist Jonathan Edwards joined laser eye firm Ultralase in calling on amateur athletes not to be hindered by imperfect vision.A poll by the company of people who wear glasses or... Read more


10.07.2014

The benefits of bifocal contact lenses have been given by one satisfied user.Cathy Bemus told the Clarion Ledger that she had had difficulty with her reading glasses, as it was inconvenient taking them on and off and having to go fetch them unexpectedly.She researched her options after her husband... Read more