05.06.2014

New and improved products are the driving force in the contact lens industry.This is the claim made by an anonymous member of the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Healthcare Councils.According to the expert, such products "are what drives the market and doctors are always interested in upgrading their... Read more


05.06.2014

Drivers who need to correct their vision have been urged to keep a spare set of contact lenses or glasses in their cars.The advice was given by German news agency Deutsche Presse Agentur.It cited figures from the German Association of Ophthalmologists, which believed that 11 per cent of drivers aged... Read more


05.06.2014

>People who wear coloured contact lenses have been reminded of the importance of caring for them in the same way as normal corrective lenses.Dr Patrick Magee of Eye Health Plus told The Advertiser that many people wear coloured contact lenses for too long because they are expensive.He said that... Read more


05.06.2014

Children who are ten could be ready to start wearing contact lenses if they wish, according to a US eye centre.The Vision Centre, based in Los Angeles, released details for parents.It said that children of ten or over are usually able to wear contact lenses, though they can be fitted to very young... Read more


05.06.2014

People who have active lifestyles need contact lenses if they have imperfect vision.This is the claim made by a writer on health website fitsugar.com.It was explained that unlike glasses, contact lenses do not fall off or steam up.They can also be worn while swimming as long as care is taken or... Read more


04.06.2014

Fashionable glasses frames are proving a hit with children in the US.In a New York-based article, the Canadian Press reports how frames can now be bought in bright colours and distinctive styles, making children happy to wear them.One child, ten-year-old Gabby Mason, believes her tortoiseshell style... Read more


04.06.2014

An eye care firm in the US has seen satisfaction with contact lenses increase since it brought in a new focus for care.Colorado-based Fort Collins Eye Doctors - Dr Kisling has started concentrating on preventative eye health and improving moisture within the eyes.Since then, patients who wear... Read more


04.06.2014

Glasses with blue lenses can calm people, reduce appetite and even help with dyslexia, according to a specialist firm.Ciliary Blue is urging people to try having their glasses lenses tinted with the colour, which it said may help people"s emotional state.According to the firm, the colour can help... Read more


03.06.2014

Contact lenses for animals are being made by a company based in Germany.S&V Technologies creates custom contact lenses, which are being used to help animals who suffer from cataracts.When their sight is completely clouded, the acrylic interocular contact lenses are put in.Among S&V Technologies"... Read more


03.06.2014

A surgically-implantable contact lens could be an alternative to laser eye surgery for people with nearsightedness.The lens, which is placed in front of the natural lens of the eye via a small incision, can be removed and could be suitable options for those with thin corneas - who are not generally... Read more


03.06.2014

A list of foods to help people keep their eyes healthy has been provided on tayyar.org.The Lebanese news outlet suggested that people eat sunflower seeds and garlic for selenium, which may help fight cataracts and improve eye health generally.Carrots are good for their vitamin A, while broccoli... Read more


31.05.2014

By Adrian Galbrethon combating dry eye.Dr Asim Pirancha of the John-Kenyon American Eye Institute tells 14wfie.com how sufferers can try to ease the discomfort.His organisation suggested lighting the workspace properly and wearing customised glasses which can help to reduce the glare from a computer... Read more


31.05.2014

The advances in contact lens technology have been pointed out by a woman who uses them.Writing for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Lisa Scottoline recalled the days when contact lenses were made of glass."You had to get used to them by wearing them gradually for a month, blinking and tearing," she... Read more


31.05.2014

Wearers of glasses instead of, or as well as, contact lenses have been warned against DIY jobs at fixing their frames.According to online optics provider Ciliary Blue, amateur jobs at repairing broken spectacles can lead to the frames looking silly, not being worn or needing more professional... Read more


30.05.2014

Women who want their eye makeup to last have been advised to try using contact lens solution.Beauty writer Gabrielle Long reported the suggestion, which was originally provided by makeup artists Diana Manzanares, in an article for the Examiner.She recommended dipping a makeup brush into contact... Read more


30.05.2014

A study of how consumers behave in airports has been carried out by using special glasses.EYE, an airport media specialist, carried out the research, according to the Moodie Report.Subjects in the research wore special glasses that had cameras fitted to keep a record of how they moved their eyes as... Read more


29.05.2014

It is "never too soon" to start taking action to preserve eye health, it has been claimed.According to Dr Warren Harvard Low, a physician based in California, it can be beneficial to consider the types of vitamins and nutrients being included in daily diets to ensure that eyesight does not suffer... Read more


29.05.2014

UK contact lens users are succumbing to bad contact lens habits despite good eye hygiene never having been easier, it has been claimed.According to new research by the College of Optometrists, laziness and lack of awareness are the main reasons for people not practicing best eye care habits, as... Read more


28.05.2014

Long-term wear of contact lenses does not significantly impact corneal resistance factor and corneal hysteresis, according to a new study.The recently-published results of clinical trials testing a total of 17 subjects indicated that long-term wear - up to 32 years, in some cases - does not alter... Read more


28.05.2014

Certain kinds of eye makeup remover work better than others for contact lens wearers, according to a writer for the Examiner.Ryan Scott emphasised that people who wear eye makeup - particularly waterproof eyeliner and mascara - need to take care to ensure that they remove it completely at the end of... Read more