Contact Lenses

Smart Contact Lenses and Eye Implants Will Give Doctors Medical Insights

<b>Poets say the eyes</b> are a window to the soul. But biomedical engineers are using the eyes to gain insight into the body.<p>They’re hard at work on …

Live Science

Basic slime<p>Here's a simple recipe for gooey, gloppy, slippery slime. You'll need polyvinyl acetate glue (school glue or craft glue), contact lens …

Cool Stuff

Contact Lens Retailers Settle Antitrust Lawsuit Over Search Ads

Contact lens retailers National Vision and Arlington Contact Lens have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit stemming from allegations centered on …

Advertising Industry

Sightbox raises $2.4M to grow contact lens and eye exam membership program

Sightbox, a Portland, Ore.-based startup offering an annual membership for eye exams and contact lenses, has raised $2.4 million in new funding to …

Startups

Cases of contact lenses stuck in eyes not that uncommon in Singapore, specialists say

SINGAPORE: Having multiple contact lenses lodged in your eye may be unusual, but losing one lens, or part of it, is not that uncommon, eye …

Medicine

Surgeons remove 27 contact lenses from woman's eye

<b>Surgeons have removed 27 contact lenses from the eye of a 67-year-old woman who had come to Solihull Hospital for routine cataract surgery.</b><p>"A bluish foreign body" turned out to be a "hard mass" of 17 lenses stuck together with mucus, and 10 more were then found under further examination.<p>A report in …

Medicine

Not all slime is safe for kids, health experts warn

As the gooey craft captivates youth across the country, Health Canada says exposure to boric acid can potentially cause negative heath effects.

Canadian News

An Optometrist Answers All Our Nightmarish Questions About Contact Lenses

That woman who left 27 contact lenses in one eye didn't know the half of it.<p>Like most contact lens wearers, my entire body recoiled in disgust when I read about doctors pulling 27 contacts out of a woman's right eye.<p>The case, which is recounted in a recent issue of the <i>BMJ</i> medical journal with the …

Get Ultra-Stylish Yet Functional POC Glasses for 60 Percent Off​

POC glasses are not cheap but they’re more affordable on Competitive Cyclist today<p><i>Original price: $229.95</i><p><b>Buy Now:</b>$92 at Competitive Cyclist<p>If you scroll down to the seventh accessory that the Bicycling staff recommended as 'worth every penny' you’ll see that I’m rather fond of POC glasses. You’ll …

Cycling

How to make slime: The 12 best tutorials out there

Many of us played with it as kids – the squidgy, gooey stuff that came in plastic containers and could be thrown around, kneaded, pummelled – …

Kids

The Only Packing List Template You'll Ever Need

I’ve used this packing list template for a 14 day trip and a 14 month trip. The difference: I take my clothes to a laundry service about every 2 …

Hacking

Smart Contact Lenses Could Record Everything You See

Imagine being able to play back a crystal clear video of the greatest moments of your life: your first kiss, that huge win at the casino, or the time …

Patents

Summer Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

Spending more time outdoors during the summer months can sometimes be hard on contact lens wearers. Increased sun exposure, wind, and sand are …

Lifestyle

20 under $20: 20 Business Travel Accessories Under $20

It’s true that some gear required for a successful business trip can be pricey. Suitcases, travel bags, and noise-canceling headphones are all …

Business Travel

Optometrist or Ophthalmologist: Which Is Best for Your Eye Care?

Whether you’re scheduling your first routine eye exam, getting new glasses or having a problem with your vision, a quick search online for eye …

Medicine

Mossad launches fund to invest in firms developing spy tech

JERUSALEM — Israel's Mossad is launching an investment fund for start-ups developing "groundbreaking" technologies that could be used by the spy …

Military

This One-Penny Lens Turns Any Smartphone Into A Microscope

Think of it as a magnifying contact lens for your phone.<p>Now any phone with a camera can become a microscope.<p>Researchers at the University of Houston have developed a special liquid polymer that, once heated and deposited on a cool surface, curves into the shape of a lens. It’s a bit like a contact …

Nokia

For DIY-savvy tweens, summer is prime time to make slime

Call this The Summer of Slime.The slime trend is probably happening right now in your home, if you live with a tween girl. Or maybe it’s on your …

Kids

Valeant: Let's Talk Pipeline And Value

Valeant's Pipeline is Undervalued/Ignored.<p>Valeant has many short term R&D Catalysts.<p>Valeant is focusing on 3 markets in Dermatology, Eye Care, and GI.<p>…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Untold Story Of WCW’s Glacier, And The Battle To Find Personal Happiness In Professional Wrestling

On the morning before WrestleMania 33, I found myself walking through the Hyatt Regency Orlando alongside an UPROXX camera crew and Glacier, a pro wrestling ice ninja from 1996, while he told me a story about the contact lens he wears in his right eye to create a magic eyeball.<p>“It was such a …

WWE

Can an Eye Drop Eliminate Presbyopia?

Three years ago, Douglas Devries, OD, of Sparks, Nev., was a guinea pig for a presbyopia-correcting eye drop that was in early development. At the …

Medicine

It seems to be incredibly easy to fool the Samsung Galaxy S8's iris scanner

According to the CCC, you simply need to take a picture of a Galaxy S8 owner's face with a camera's 'night mode' activated.<p><i>media.ccc.de</i><p>As you can see …

Samsung

How To Make 3-Ingredient Slime Without Borax

<b>Color the glue (optional):</b> Pour the glue into a medium bowl. Stir in the food coloring and glitter, if desired. This mixture doesn't need to be …

Baking

Where Can I Get A Contact Lens Exam Online?

People who wear contact lenses face the same ritual, annually or however long they can stretch it out: They have to visit their optometrist or …

Medical Technology

Hackers have found a new way to hack Samsung’s iris security system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Biometric security systems are awesome, until they’re hacked, and increasingly companies and individuals are finding that …

Samsung

3 Rainbow Kid Activities That Are Totally Worth The Mess

PSA: Sometimes, letting your kids get their hands (and shirts, and pants, and elbows, and feet) dirty is a good call. When kids fully immerse themselves in a project, mess and all, they are more engaged, therefore they learn more from the activity. In other words, getting messy can be SMART! Today, …

Crafting

Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner tricked by photo, contact lens

Turns out the sophisticated tech can't tell the difference between your eye and a picture with a contact lens over the iris, a hacking club says.<p>You won't believe your eyes. But maybe the Samsung Galaxy S8 will.<p>In the month since Samsung released its flagship device, hackers in Germany have figured …

Samsung

Hacker Uses Printed Photo, Contact Lens To Trick Samsung S8 Iris Scanner

Weeks after a security researcher demonstrated how he could fool the facial recognition software in Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 smartphone with a digital …

Samsung

Video: tricking Galaxy S8’s iris scanner into unlocking the phone

Eyeballs and faces are not as secure as fingerprints—German hackers with the Chaos Computer Club have bypassed iris authentication technology that’s …

Samsung

Samsung Phone Can Be Hacked Into With a Fake Eye

A heralded security feature of Samsung Electronics' (SSNFL) recently introduced Galaxy S8 smartphone was allegedly able to be breached by a German …

Samsung