Contact Lenses

"Sunglasses" Contact Lenses Now Exist, so Apparently It's 3018

If someone asked you how well you take care of your eyes, what would your answer be? Do you get regular eye exams, give your eyes a break from the …

Johnson & Johnson

Which Person in This Ridiculous Hardcore Pit Is Your Favorite?

Watch this video the requisite 200 times and see for yourself!<p>One of my favorite internet pastimes is watching hours of absurd mosh pit videos. I love them. I get sucked into them like Cameron staring at the Seurat painting in <i>Ferris Bueller's Day Off</i>. Of all of the videos that have provided me …

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

The best eye makeup remover you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Shutterstock/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Everyone knows that not removing your eye makeup at the end of each day is a big faux pas — …

Skin Care

Amazing Work! Clever DIY Solutions People Made Instead Of Buying Things

Have you ever wanted something really badly but can’t quite bring yourself to pay the ridiculous amounts of money for it? Maybe you’ve been in a …

DIY

Girl suffers chemical burns after making homemade slime

A mom is warning that slime could kill after her daughter was left with chemical burns from making the goo at home.<p>Layla Fisher, 10, burned her skin …

Burns

Parents warned over 'toxic' slime

<b>Parents are being warned about potentially toxic levels of chemicals in slime toys popular with children.</b><p>The consumer group Which? tested 11 of the most popular products on the market and found eight of them had above the recommended levels of boron.<p>The chemical is found in borax, a common …

Kids

Slideshow: Eye Mistakes You Might Be Making

Makeup

I Was Blind in 1 Eye at My Wedding . . . and Hardly Anyone Knew

Amazing. Radiant. Gorgeous. These are all ways a bride wishes to look and feel on her wedding day. Unfortunately in my case, I feared I'd look and feel the complete opposite, and it was because of my right eye.<p>About a year before my wedding, my right eye contracted an extremely rare and horrific …

Wedding Planning

Founders of Singapore contact lens brand bring new vision to industry

SINGAPORE - When he first ran out of contact lenses, the idea struck then management consultant Darryn Tan that perhaps more could be done to solve …

Contact Lenses

CooperVision shuffles marketing and professional services teams

CooperVision has moved people and made appointments to its UK and Ireland marketing and professional services teams in order to strengthen the …

Optometry

5 methods to drive contact lens compliance

Which is the problem with contact lenses noncompliance: the recommended return date for prescription renewal or the disposal schedule?<p>Often the two …

Optometry

20 Best Beauty Hacks

Hacks That Help You Get Ready Faster<p>Halve Your Shower Time<p>If you’re an a.m. hair washer, shampoo and condition simultaneously. Lather up the top of …

Skin Care

SynergEyes appoints new CEO

SynergEyes has appointed Bob Ferrigno as its CEO, succeeding Dr James Kirchner who takes on the role of president emeritus.<p>Mr Ferrigno has led …

Optometry

Recycling contact lens refuse

<b>Why did you decide to introduce a contact lens recycling scheme?</b><p><b>Rachel Valli (RV):</b> Social responsibility is very important to us as a company and …

Sustainability

Are You Getting a MIPS Bonus? Year 1 Scores Now Available

View Topics<p>News by Topic<p>All Topics<p>Affordable Care Act<p>ASC Payment<p>ASC Quality Reporting<p>Audits<p>Community Health Centers<p>Compounding<p>Congressional …

Health Care

Mission to educate

<b>Why did the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) feel an ophthalmologist would be ideal for the role of president?</b><p><b>Cheryl Donnelly (CD):</b> The BCLA …

Optometry

SynergEyes Appoints Bob Ferrigno Chief Executive Officer as Company Ramps up its Specialty Business - SynergEyes

<b>Carlsbad, CA (July 3, 2018)</b> – The SynergEyes, Inc. Board of Directors appointed Bob Ferrigno as Chief Executive Officer, effective June 27, 2018. …

Ophthalmology

The ins and outs of orthokeratology

Firstly, it is a non-surgical procedure, which offers the advantage of reduced risk compared to refractive surgery. To the patient, it provides the …

Optometry

Colgate-Palmolive nears stake in Hubble

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) is close to taking a stake in online contact lens startup Hubble, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>Sources indicate …

Business

The rewards of treating dry eye

It has expanded over recent years with the development of a specific dry eye clinic. Treating dry eye successfully can be hugely rewarding when …

Optometry

2018 ACLM year book published

The Association of Contact Lens Manufactures (ACLM) has released the 2018 edition of its annual Contact Lens Year Book.<p>The manual contains the …

Optometry

Freedom and confidence associated with contact lenses by patients

Contact lenses give wearers freedom, confidence and a sense of adventure, according to eight out of 10 patients in new CooperVision research that …

Optometry

GPC leads to contact lens instability

A 29-year-old female presented for new glasses with a secondary complaint of recent intermittent blur at all distances with and without contact …

Optometry

Alcon partners with SightCare for presbyopia event

Alcon and SightCare have partnered to offer an educational event on presbyopia for 400 of the business and networking company’s independent …

Optometry

Device Reorganization at FDA Strengthens Ophthalmic Digital-Product Review

View Topics<p>News by Topic<p>All Topics<p>Affordable Care Act<p>ASC Payment<p>ASC Quality Reporting<p>Audits<p>Community Health Centers<p>Compounding<p>Congressional …

Ophthalmology

BCLA Visionaries conference to bring optometrists and ophthalmologists together

The British Contact Lens Associations (BCLA) and the Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association (MCLOSA) have partnered to mark the 25th …

Optometry

SynergEyes and the Brien Holden Vision Institute announce partnership

SynergEyes and the Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) have partnered to produce new contact lens solutions for myopic and presbyopic patients.<p>An …

Optometry

Technology enables soft contact lenses to monitor glucose, medical conditions and deliver medications

Purdue University researchers have developed soft contact lenses that not only correct vision but also can monitor glucose and medical conditions and …

Medical Conditions

Contact Lens Measures Glucose, pH, Lactate in Eye

At Purdue University researchers have come up with a way of reliably attaching thin film sensors and other small electronic devices to soft contact …

Nanotech

Pleas Grow for Federal Action to Counter Nationwide Drug Shortage Crisis

View Topics<p>News by Topic<p>All Topics<p>Affordable Care Act<p>ASC Payment<p>ASC Quality Reporting<p>Audits<p>Community Health Centers<p>Compounding<p>Congressional …

Health Care