Contact Lenses

New devices can transmit information with almost zero power

Scientists have developed devices that run on almost zero power and can transmit data across distances of up to 2.8 kilometers, paving the way for a …

Technology (India)

Cooper Companies: It Still Comes Down To Valuation

I thought COO was a bit stretched at $250; it's since retaken those levels after a post-earnings dip.<p>But Q3 looked a little questionable, market …

Markets

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)

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 …

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

How to Practice Good Contact Lens Hygiene

Believe it or not, 35% of people rinse their lenses with water<p>It sounds like a broken record: contact lens hygiene. While it's not the most exciting …

Health

Your Bad Contact Lens Habits Are Probably Damaging Your Eyes

Here's what you can do.<p>When people ask me why I don't wear contacts, I typically come up with some excuse to avoid admitting the truth: that sticking …

Medicine

How to Avoid a Contact Lens Infection

Approximately 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses to correct their vision—and most of them go years without a problem. But contact …

Consumer News

10 Predictions About the Future of Photography

How might photography evolve in the coming years and decades? The folks over at COOPH took a look at current trends and research projects to come up …

Photography

A new report says 39 million contact lens wearers are at risk for severe eye damage — but it's largely preventable

(Flickr/ Niek Beck)<br>When people ask me why I don't wear contacts, I typically come up with some excuse to avoid admitting the truth: Sticking a …

Medicine

Seeing Through the Contact Lens Monopoly

If the will of the American people is heard, there’s no going back.

Conservative View

All the ways you’re wearing contact lenses wrong

Germs!<p>About 45 million people in the US wear contact lenses — and most of them do it wrong, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Almost 90 percent of US adults said they either slept with lenses, did not replace them as often as prescribed, or did some other …

Public Health

Senators Ask FTC To Finalize The Contact Lens Rule Already

Readers who wear glasses or contact lenses may be surprised to learn that their doctor is supposed to give them a copy of their prescription without …

Consumer News

1-800 Contacts Seeks Dismissal Of Antitrust Suit Over Search Ads

Contact lens retailer 1-800 Contacts is asking a federal judge to dismiss a class-action complaint alleging that the company violated antitrust laws …

Law

Pig stomachs might contain the solution to dry eyes

People who wear contact lenses may be familiar with the irritation that comes from dried-out eyes. Not only can this be an annoyance, it can also …

This 28-year-old Harvard grad is taking on the contact lens industry

LONDON – Contact lens startup Waldo is launching on Tuesday, hoping to be the latest startup to disrupt a market dominated by big, established players.<p>Waldo sells daily contact lenses online, but for less than the big brands. The lenses are delivered to customers' doors within 48 hours, in compact, …

Johnson & Johnson

How to Make Puffy Slime

Love to play with stretchy, taffy-like substances? Or are you inside on a rainy day with a hankering for getting your hands messy? Here's a recipe …

Kids

Goopy Science: How to Make Slime with Glue

Here's a simple way to make colorful slime with your kids while having fun and perhaps learning a little science.<p>What you need:<p>Polyvinyl acetate glue …

Smart Contact Lenses and Eye Implants Will Give Doctors Medical Insights

Microsensors and flexible electronics in smart lenses offer a closer look at diabetes and glaucoma Photo: Sensimed Photo: Sensimed <b>Poets say the eyes</b> …

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 …

Law

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

27 Contact Lenses Found In Woman's Eye: This Is What To Do

27 contact lenses should be worn by 27 eyes and not one. (Photo: Shutterstock)<p>Hmm, where did you leave those 27 contact lenses? How about in your eye?<p>According to a case report in the <i>BMJ</i>, that’s apparently what happened to a 67-year-old woman who had gone to Solihull Hospital in the United Kingdom …

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 …

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

‘How is this even possible?’ doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye

Print<p>A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being …

Canadian News