07.05.2014

Women who want to keep their eye make-up on while they swim have been urged to use new water-resistant eyeshadow.The Coventry Telegraph suggested using Yves Saint Laurent products, which it said come in a number of iridescent and metallic colours.They will be available at the end of this... Read more


07.05.2014

Measurements of the cornea of the eye are not altered by wearing soft contact lenses on a long-term basis, it has been found.OSN Super Site reported the findings from a study by Dr Anja Kissner, looking at contact lens wearing of periods from two to 32 years.Looking at measurements such as central... Read more


06.05.2014

A US hospital has stressed to people who wear contact lenses that their eyes still need protection from the sun.In a statement from New York Presbyterian Hospital, Drs Stephen Trokel and Donald J D"Amico made the warning.As well as the necessary shielding from the sun"s UV rays, the doctors... Read more


06.05.2014

Dispensing opticians fit twice as many new patients for contact lenses every week compared to optometrists, according to new research.Optician Online reported the results of the findings of the study, which it carried out with the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers.The research found that... Read more


06.05.2014

The appeal of laser surgery is obvious. Perfect eyesight without having to wear glasses or contact lenses. As well for reasons of aesthetics and convenience, it would also be pleasant to be able to see properly while showering, swimming or upon waking. However, surgery is never something to be taken... Read more


05.05.2014

The availability of implantable contact lenses brings new hope to people who need vision correction, according to an expert.Opthalmologist Dr Daniel Wilson, who works at the Shannon Clinic and Angelo Laser Eye Centre in Texas, told gosanangelo.com that the procedure allows people to "go to the beach... Read more


05.05.2014

People who suffer dry eyes from wearing contact lenses have been given help for the condition.Ella Faktorovich, an eye surgeon based in San Francisco, said that as well as wearing contact lenses, dry eyes can be caused by factors such as using computers a lot or being exposed to dry wind.Women may... Read more


05.05.2014

There is a rising demand for ocular prosthetics in Islamabad, according to a report.Mohammed Rashid, who heads the department for contact lenses and artificial eyes at the Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, told Pakistani publication the News that more and more people are coming in for artificial eye... Read more


02.05.2014

A "child of Thalidomide" has had his sight corrected by laser surgery.The BBC reported how John Roberts, 46, has underdeveloped ears and short arms as a result of the drug.For these reasons, he cannot wear glasses or insert contact lenses.His right eye also does not work.An enthusiastic photographer... Read more


02.05.2014

People who have harmed their eyesight through exposure to bright light may be able to recover through use of infra-red rays.Dr Krisztina Valter of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Vision Science, which comprises research carried out by four universities in Australia, headed a team which has produced... Read more


02.05.2014

Wearers of glasses can cut their expenses by buying them online, a finance writer has said.In a MoneyWeek article, Ruth Jackson found that glasses are cheaper when they are bought over the internet as opposed to traditional bricks-and-mortar stores.She warned, though, that consumers must be careful... Read more


30.04.2014

A US optometrist has said that people who have had difficulty in finding or wearing contact lenses in the past can make use of new products.Speaking to Naples Daily News, Dr James R Seibold said that people with severe astigmatism or myopia, or who have dry eyes, have options available to them... Read more


30.04.2014

Brides have been given make-up advice for their eyes on tampabay.com.To start with, they should ensure their eyes are healthy long before the big day by drinking plenty of water and using a good brightening product.Using a cool eye mask can also help.Eyebrows should be shaped and eyeliner looks... Read more


30.04.2014

Contact lenses offer numerous advantages over glasses, it has been claimed.Writing for the Times, Luke Leitch pointed out that contact lenses are better when playing sports and provide a better field of vision than spectacles.He added that, unlike the lenses of glasses, contact lenses do not mist... Read more


30.04.2014

Women have been urged to make double use of certain eye makeup products for a recession-friendly beauty regime.Sarah Richardson wrote in the Daily Mirror that both mascara and eyeliner could be put to more than one use.Eyeliner can also be used as an eyebrow pencil to help define, neaten and shape... Read more


30.04.2014

A baseball player in the US is benefiting from new contact lenses, it has been reported.Matt Kemp, centre fielder with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has been enjoying the sharper vision brought by contact lenses, according to the New York Times.The lenses correct his astigmatism and enable him to see... Read more


30.04.2014

People considering having laser eye surgery have been given a list of issues to think about by Dr Miriam Stoppard.Writing for the Daily Mirror, Dr Stoppard acknowledged that the procedure is now more refined that it was ten years ago when she was more cautious about it.She warned that it is... Read more


29.04.2014

Eating plenty of fruit and vegetables can have a positive effect on eye health, an expert has stated.Professor Ian Grierson, the University of Liverpool"s head of ophthalmology, told Anastasia Stephens of the Daily Mail that good eye health requires omega-3 oils, vitamin C and certain plant... Read more


29.04.2014

An app to help blind and partially sighted people to dial numbers on their mobile phones is available.Stroke Dialler is part of the Eyes Free for Android programme, aimed at assisting the visually impaired with their phones.Developed by Google engineers Charles Chen and TV Raman, Stroke Dialler is... Read more


29.04.2014

Eye exercises can help to improve someone"s vision, according to a US professor.Dr Janice Wensveen, clinical associate professor at the College of Optometry in the University of Houston, made the claim.She suggested one exercise in which people bring a pencil closer to their noses, trying to focus... Read more