Contact Lenses

8 Reasons Your Eyes Are Red—and How to Treat Them

1 of 9<p>What's causing those red eyes?<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Allergies<p>3 of 9<p>Pink eye<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Too much alcohol<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>Too little …

OF-9

Valeant jumps as contact lens unit helps deliver earnings beat

Valeant posted third-quarter revenues that beat Wall Street expectations, sending the company’s volatile shares up by almost 13 per cent in …

Markets

FTC judge rules against 1-800 Contacts on antitrust charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Federal Trade Commission judge has ruled against the online seller 1-800 Contacts, which the agency accused of hammering out deals with rivals that made it harder for consumers to comparison shop, the agency said on Monday.<p>The FTC accused the company of reaching agreements …

Business

Are Cosplay / Halloween Contacts Safe To Use?

Photo by tanakawho. Contacts with cat pupils or neon colours can be fun, but are you sure you want to put a piece of plastic from a costume store …

Halloween

'Spooky' contact lens warning issued to Halloween revellers

Halloween revellers are being warned about the dangers of "spooky" contact lenses.<p>The coloured cosmetic lenses should only be sold by a registered …

Birmingham, UK

How to make slime for Halloween

Make your Halloween party one to remember with heaps of glitter slime<p>Find out everything you need to know about making your own slime at home. Your …

Halloween

Finally! Hubble Offers A Simple Solution For Contact Lens Subscriptions

Affordable daily lenses, delivered (but you’ll still need a prescription).<p>The Problem<p>Most contact lens users are rule breakers, guilty of wearing their lenses too long, which can lead to infections and inflammation. Daily disposable lenses are seen by optometrists as a healthier option than …

Hubble Space Telescope

Contact Lens Purchasers Press Claims Against Retailers Over Search Ads

1-800 Contacts and other retailers harmed consumers by agreeing to limit their search advertising campaigns, a group of contact lens purchasers argue …

Advertising Industry

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

1 of 21<p>Toss these now<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Old plastic containers<p>3 of 21<p>Air fresheners<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 21<p>Antibacterial soap<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 21<p>Your …

Diet Soda

Eye doctors share the craziest things they've ever seen at work

When you see your eye doctor, it’s probably for something simple, like your vision is a little off or you need a refill on your contact lens prescription. But, like all doctors, optometrists and ophthalmologists deal with some pretty dicey cases as well.<p>“You'd be surprised what I have seen,” said …

Health

Six in seven contact lens wearers take unnecessary risks with their eyes

People in the United States who wear contact lenses share an eye-opening characteristic. Roughly 85 percent report regularly taking at least one risk …

How the 'Internet of Things' Will Change Everything

The Future of Travel<p>Life promises to be a lot easier when all our devices are communicating with each other.<p>by Mark Harris /<p>Google smart contact lens can measure glucose levels in tears.Google via AP<p>We’re all familiar with the Internet, and the way it connects humans to one another and to vast …

Internet of Things

Which Eye Contact Look Better On Your Complexion

This is a “sponsored post.” The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to write it. Regardless, …

Makeup

Please don’t blind yourself with cheap contact lenses this Halloween

<b>To be totally honest, I don’t get the Halloween thing.</b><p>Once you’re old enough to buy sweets as and when you deem it necessary, the excitement of a …

Halloween

Contact Lens Seller Agrees To $7 Million Settlement Over Search Ads

Contact lens retailer National Vision will pay $7 million to settle antitrust allegations centered on search ad campaigns, court papers reveal.<p>The …

Advertising Industry

Contact lens parasite leaves mum blind and paralysed

“I KNEW conjunctivitis wasn’t meant to be that painful.”<p>Claire Wilkinson’s horror story began in February 2007 with an itch in her eye.<p>That itch …

Parasite in contact lens solution leaves QLD mum blinded and paralysed

A Queensland mum has been left paralysed and blinded after a series of event that started from a parasite in her contact lens solution. Claire …

Medicine

Mum’s contact lens nightmare

Claire Wilkinson’s horror story began in February 2007 with an itch in her eye.<p>That itch triggered a nightmare chain of events that has left Claire …

Australian News

Parasite From Contact Lens Causes Woman to Lose Vision in One Eye

A woman in Australia lost vision in her left eye due to a decade-long parasite infection, the Daily Mail reported yesterday (Sept. 20).<p>The woman's …

Science

Contact lens parasite left woman paralysed and blinded

<b>A woman was left, paralysed, blind and in excruciating pain after a parasite infected her contact lens solution.</b><p>Claire Wilkinson, 38, is still …

Medicine

How to Make Slime With Glue

The well-stocked back-to-school section in most stores means one thing to most kids: The Elmer's glue shortage is officially over!<p>In 2016, school …

World Records

Don't Let Congress Make You Beg Your Eye Doctor For Contact Lenses

Johnson and Johnson sells nearly 40 percent of the world’s contact lenses. But it used to have a virtual legal monopoly in the United States. …

Conservative View

These are the dos and don’ts of wearing contact lenses

It’s not uncommon to try and extend a monthly contact lens prescription to six weeks in an effort to reduce costs. However, wearing a daily lens for …

News (South Africa)

Purdue Visionaries Build Device to Prevent Blindness

Irazoqui says the technology has been refined to eliminate the contact lens, requiring the patient to wear only glasses with hidden coils.

Blindness

If You Have Any of These Nasty Habits with Your Contact Lenses, You Could Be at Risk of Infection

Kudos to contact wearers everywhere; touching your eye every day is a task only for the bravest at heart. But unbeknownst to many, even the most …

Public Health

Artsy Slime Recipe: Chalkboard Slime

This post has been sponsored by Dover Publications. All opinions are my own. My daughter is a slime fanatic… ahem… slime “enthusiast” and there is …

Kids

Why You Should Be Careful Swimming With Contact Lenses In

Image: iStock<p>Uh, this is horrifying.<p>Microscopic water-dwelling critters called amoebae are creeping into human eyeballs - with the potential to cause …

Technology (Australia)

Are You Making This Dangerous Mistake With Your Contacts?

One of the grimiest items in your child’s bathroom may surprise you: It’s his contact lens case.<p>According to a new report by the Centers for Disease …

Declutter Your Bathroom: 10 Things You Can Toss Right Now!

A few times a year, I’ll walk into my bathroom and start to notice things that just don’t belong anymore, which leads me to take an inventory of …

Minimalism

Turns Out Wearing Your Contacts Longer Than You Should Is A REALLY Bad Idea

We asked a doctor to give us some real talk.<p>If you wear disposable contacts, you’re probably aware that they’re supposed to be chucked after you use them for a certain number of days. And you also probably also totally ignore that recommendation. Unfortunately, that’s really not a great idea for a …

Health