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Mark'ennovy launches made-to-order daily contact lenses
Mark'ennovy has launched Versa One Day Toric, a made-to-order daily contact lens that provides a wide range of spheres, cylinders and axes. The hydrogel contact lens has a sphere range of ±10.00D, and a -0.75D to -5.75D cylinder range with axes of ...
Growing in confidence
Fitting contact lenses for older children and teenagers can have a positive emotional impact, improving self-perception and confidence, even in those who are typically happy to wear glasses, optometrist and Cardiff University lecturer, Dr Katharine ...
Plastic pollution: 'Stop flushing contact lenses down the loo'
Researchers in the US have been investigating the final journeys taken by disposable contact lenses. They found 15-20% of US users simply flick these fiddly lenses down the drain via the bathroom sink or toilet. The Arizona State University study ...
Do you flush your contact lenses? Here's why you should stop
Don't flush your contacts down the drain unless you want fish to eat them
Why you shouldn't flush your contact lenses down the drain
Sowing the seed for growth
The acquisition of UltraVision by Japanese contact lens giant SEED earlier this year has provided the opportunity for both parties to expand their global reach. SEED, which sells 60-70 million contact lenses per month in Japan and Taiwan, will use the ...
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Tour pro makes cut using rental clubs and wrong contact lenses
Golf Punk (press release) (blog)
Denmark's Nicole Broch Larsen had to play the first round with rental clubs after her luggage went missing on a flight from Amsterdam. Worse still, she had to borrow a pair of Camilla Lennarth's contact lenses! She botched together a set of clubs using ...
A contact lens was embedded in woman's eyelid for 28 years
Imagine going to the eye doctor because your upper eyelid is swollen and painful. The doctor tells you it's a cyst and operates. Inside the blister, the surgeon finds a contact lens: a rigid gas-permeable one. But you haven't worn that type of contact ...
Woman, 42, lost her contact lens…28 YEARS later doctors found it, lodged behind her eye
Surgeons Remove Contact Lens Lodged In Woman's Eye For 28 Years
Contact lens discovered in UK woman's eye 28 years after badminton accident
Contact lenses: safe or risky? Contact lens safety depends on proper care
Forty-five million people in the United States wear contact lenses. For many, they are a necessity to function in everyday life, but some people may not be taking the proper steps to make sure their contact lenses are helping them see and not actually ...
'Lost' contact lens removed from woman's eyelid after 28 years
A woman has had a contact lens removed from her eyelid 28 years after it was thought to have fallen out. The discovery was made by doctors in Dundee after the patient, now aged 42, complained of swelling over her eye. The lens was found lodged in a ...
Contact lens found in woman's eye after 28 years
Lost contact lens removed from woman's eye after 28 years
Woman has contact lens removed from her eye after 28 years
How a Customised Autoclave Helped a Contact Lens Manufacturer to Solve a Packaging Problem
Contact lenses have been used for eyesight correction for over a century. Actually it was Leonardo da Vinci who first illustrated the concept but, like so many of his ideas, the technology wasn't available to produce them at the time. Although it is ...
Misperceptions about silicone hydrogel contact lenses revealed in report
Vice president of global clinical and professional affairs, Dr Gary Orsborn, said: “We found eye care professionals' reluctance to recommend a 1-day silicone hydrogel lens is often because of misunderstandings about cost, allergy and comfort – self ...