24.06.2014

A health writer has stressed the importance of handling contact lenses responsibly.In an article for Canadian publication Divine, Martha Li warned people not to wear their contact lenses for longer than they are supposed to.She explained that this is unwise even if the contact lenses feel all right... Read more


24.06.2014

People who wear contact lenses have been urged not to use tap water to clean them.This is one piece of advice given by Robert Herriman on examiner.com.He also told people who wear contact lenses not to keep them in while swimming.If you do keep them in whilst swimming it is advised that you wear... Read more


23.06.2014

Patients who are set to correct their sight with laser eye surgery should stop wearing their contact lenses before having evaluation for the treatment.This is advice given by Marguerite McDonald of the American Academy of Opthalmology and reported in the Chicago Tribune.According to the authority,... Read more


23.06.2014

Help has been given to people who want to choose sunglasses that are most flattering to their face shapes.Writing for macon.com, Rachel Skybetter said that oval faces can take any shape of sunglasses, though proportion should be maintained by taking frames that are a little wider.Round faces need... Read more


23.06.2014

Children are wearing contact lenses for practical reasons rather than aesthetic ones.This is according to a report in the Houston News by Christi Myers.As one example, she spoke to Bianca Amador, whose glasses broke during a PE lesson.Bianca said she loved her contact lenses, as she could not be... Read more


13.06.2014

One of the first people to get a new implant to treat AMD has spoken of the experience.Roger Biss, 75, told the Daily Mail that after being diagnosed with wet AMD and developing a blind spot in each eye, he contacted Optegra eye hospital in Guildford when a friend saw a television programme about... Read more


13.06.2014

Italian scientists have reported improvements in glaucoma patients treated with new eye drops.Alessandro Lambiase of the University of Rome is leading the research team, which has found three patients who took its drops had improvements to their vision.The study was published in the Proceedings of... Read more


12.06.2014

People who suffer from astigmatism have been reminded that they could wear contact lenses to get proper sight.Writing for 24Medica, Adrian Wozniak gave an account of astigmatism and reiterated to sufferers that contact lenses are a possible solution.He explained that contact lenses redirect light... Read more


12.06.2014

Wearers of contact lenses have been warned against several common mistakes made with them.In an article for Twirlit, Rigel Celeste warned people not to take hygiene short cuts with their contact lenses.He said that the most common error made with contact lenses is not cleaning the lens case every... Read more


12.06.2014

A publication has reiterated the need for particular nutrients in order to keep eyes healthy.Malaysian magazine the Star used the upcoming World Sight Day to remind readers that they need zeaxanthin and lutein in their diets in order to look after their eyes.It explained that these nutrients can... Read more


11.06.2014

Most people believe that wearing contact lenses can have an impact upon their life enjoyment, new research has found.The global study was carried out by the Vision Care Institute, part of Johnson & Johnson.It polled people in countries including the UK, Australia, the US, China, Japan and several... Read more


11.06.2014

An optometrist from Mansfield travelled to Ethiopia to help improve eye care in the country.James Pinder went to Burkina Faso to carry out similar voluntary work a few years ago.This time around he went to Ethiopia to train nurses in eye care so they can give better care to children suffering from... Read more


11.06.2014

A tip has been given for getting old sunglasses to fit properly.Writing for examiner.com, Deanna Turner made a suggestion on how make sunglasses with plastic frames fit as snugly as they originally did.She told readers to put the glasses into hot tap water and leave them there for a minute.This will... Read more


10.06.2014

Keratoconus sufferers have been told of their contact lens options in a recent lecture.Martyn Lewis and Lynn White of UltraVision gave their deliveries to Moorfields Contact Lens Department at Moorfields Hospital.It was explained how people with keratoconus no longer need to wear rigid contact... Read more


10.06.2014

Eye tests can be lifesavers, a newspaper has explained.The Daily Mail spoke to several people who had potentially fatal conditions flagged up when they went for eye tests.In one case, a 16-year-old boy who had been suffering headaches saw an optician who noticed an abnormality in the back of his... Read more


10.06.2014

Advice has been given for brides who like wearing dark colours on their eyes.Women who like to wear dark colours on their eyes have been told how to adapt this for their weddings.Make-up artist Nancy Spencer explained to bride-to-be Gemma Minshull that her standard black eyeliner and dark shadow... Read more


08.06.2014

There are times when it"s just too hard to stay awake, but it"s important to do so, well there are now glasses designed to help keep people focused by analysing their blinking.The Wink Glasses, created by Masunaga Optical Manufacturing in Japan, powered by USB charging, the glasses work by fogging a... Read more


08.06.2014

People going into the sun have been warned that they will need protection for their eyes beyond just their contact lenses.An article in the Lansing State Journal explained that contact lenses cover only part of the eye and further shielding from harmful rays is needed.Sunglasses need to block at... Read more


08.06.2014

Conjunctivitis sufferers who wear disposable contact lenses should dispose of them if they have suffered from the eye ailment.This is advice given by Dr Geoffrey Galgo of the Guam Medical Care Clinic.He told Guam publication kuam.com that it is important to maintain proper hygiene as conjunctivitis... Read more


05.06.2014

People who drive without wearing sunglasses may be subject to prosecution in some cases.This was the warning given by motor offence lawyer Jeanette Miller on femalefirst.co.uk.She explained that while it is not compulsory to wear sunglasses in bright weather, not doing so may constitute careless... Read more