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October 18, 2017, 5:01 pm

Halloween partygoers warned of dangers of 'spooky' contact lenses - The Guardian


The Guardian

Halloween partygoers warned of dangers of 'spooky' contact lenses
The Guardian
Halloween partygoers ? including children and teenagers ? are being warned by UK medical experts of the dangers of ?spooky? or coloured contact lenses. The gimmicky cosmetic lenses should only be sold by a registered optician or doctor who is qualified ...
Know the risks of decorative contact lenses - Edwards Air Force BaseEdwards Air Force Base
Beware of Halloween contact lenses: Opticians warn novelty accessory could leave party-goers blind or cause ...Daily Mail
Why you shouldn't wear creepy contact lenses this Halloween - MetroMetro
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October 19, 2017, 5:28 am

Clinical study success for novel contact lens device aimed to ... - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Clinical study success for novel contact lens device aimed to ...
Medical Xpress
A novel contact lens device developed by University of Liverpool engineers to improve the treatment of glaucoma has been found to reliably track pressure ...
A lens for the future - Association of OptometristsAOP

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October 18, 2017, 6:04 am

Finally! Hubble Offers A Simple Solution For Contact Lens Subscriptions - Fast Company


Fast Company

Finally! Hubble Offers A Simple Solution For Contact Lens Subscriptions
Fast Company
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 weeklies or monthlies, but their higher cost ...

October 19, 2017, 9:54 am

Ophthalmologists warn against costume contact lenses this Halloween - Bakersfield Now


Bakersfield Now

Ophthalmologists warn against costume contact lenses this Halloween
Bakersfield Now
(KBAK/KBFX) ? Ophthalmologists are warning people to avoid purchasing costume contact lenses this Halloween at retailers or gas stations that don't require a prescription. "They are not FDA approved, so those retailers are not allowed to sell them ...

October 16, 2017, 9:34 pm

Optometrist Warns Decorative Contact Lenses Can Harm Vision - KRGV


Optometrist Warns Decorative Contact Lenses Can Harm Vision
KRGV
MISSION ? An optometrist warned others wearing costume contact lenses can be more dangerous than they might initially think. Rio Grande Valley resident ...

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October 3, 2017, 10:11 am

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


Science News

Six in seven contact lens wearers take unnecessary risks with their eyes
Science News
People in the United States who wear contact lenses share an eye-opening characteristic. Roughly 85 percent report regularly taking at least one risk when wearing or cleaning their lenses. In the Aug. 18 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ...

October 19, 2017, 11:13 am

Blanchard releases new scleral lens design - Healio


Blanchard releases new scleral lens design
Healio
Blanchard Contact Lenses has released a new scleral lens design, called Onefit MED, that simplifies fitting for numerous applications. The Onefit MED has a diameter of 15.6 mm and is fully customizable for the irregular, medically indicated cornea as ...

October 9, 2017, 11:11 am

National Consumers League weighs in on contact lens act - Healio - Healio


MediaPost Communications

National Consumers League weighs in on contact lens act - Healio
Healio
The National Consumers League has suggested to the Federal Trade Commission that patients would be better informed of their rights to their contact lens ...
Contact Lens Purchasers Press Claims Against Retailers Over ...MediaPost Communications

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October 19, 2017, 8:24 am

3 tips to better fit keratocones with sclerals - ModernMedicine


ModernMedicine

3 tips to better fit keratocones with sclerals
ModernMedicine
In milder cases of keratoconus, simply correcting the refractive error with a standard soft toric contact lens may correct vision to levels that are adequate for the patient. Standard soft contact lenses are often prism ballasted and thus have a ...

September 22, 2017, 3:00 am

Johnson & Johnson Acquires Sightbox For Contact Lens Subscriptions - Seeking Alpha


Optician Online

Johnson & Johnson Acquires Sightbox For Contact Lens Subscriptions
Seeking Alpha
Sightbox has developed a subscription vision care service that connects consumers with eye care professionals and an annual supply of contact lenses. The deal is part of an ongoing acquisition effort to build out JNJ's new Vision Care business which is ...
Bad habits putting UK contact lens users' vision as risk - OpticianOptician Online

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