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How to Put On and Take Off Contact Lenses

Here at Lens-Saver.com, we constantly get asked by new users for tips, suggestions, and tutorials for best practices when using contact lenses. We do our best to come up with articles that most accurately cover each question, but every so often a video speaks louder than any wall of words every could. The folks from […]

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Halloween Costumes – Halloween Contact Lenses Tips and Trends

Are you looking to make your Halloween costume more unique and deserving of more second-glances? Well, consider altering your eye color to compliment your costume with Halloween costume contact lenses. For years, contact lenses have been utilised for special effects in movies, music videos, and even by concert performers; and, the great news is that […]

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Study shows Contact Lenses improve Self-Perception in Children

Researchers Walline, Jeffrey J et al have shown in a recent study published in the journal Optometry and Vision Science that a child’s self-perception can be improved by wearing contact lenses. The study focused on 484 shortsighted (myopia) children ages 8 to 11. Approximately half the children (237) were randomly selected to wear eye glasses […]

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Surgically Implanted Contact Lenses

In the following report by, voanews, a collage student, Tommy Hardeman, gives us an account of his choice to have contact lenses surgically implanted. Many people are not able to have LASIK eye surgery, contact lens implants may be the alternative they have been looking for. Unlike LASIK surgery where the shape of the cornea […]

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The Inventor of the Modern day Contact Lenses – Otto Wichterle

Professor Otto Wichterle, had the greatest influence on contact lenses since the second world war. Wichterle tried to make contact lenses in a mold using HEMA (hydroxyethylmethacrylate), developed the spin casting process, the first effective production method for soft contact lenses. He was born in Prostejov, Northern Moravia, and after a sickly childhood wanted to […]

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Survey on Contact Lenses Replacement Schedules

A recent survey by researchers at the the Centre for Contact Lens Research at the University of Waterloo has shown that nearly 40 percent of people who wear contact lenses keep them in past the manufacturer’s recommended date. More than 189 eye care specialists participated in the study which resulted in 1,654 (60% of the […]

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Contact Lenses and Allergy Sufferers

In a survey done by the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)  of all the woman who suffer through allergies many complain of puffy and red eyes. The survey says that 40 percent of these women also feel that their allergy symptoms (red, dry and watery eyes) makes them look both tired and unattractive. […]

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How Contact Lenses are Manufactured

Contact lenses can be manufactured in a variety of ways. The following video shows the various steps from lathe, to polish, to sterilization in making a contact lens.   Although this video is quite old it still gives you a good idea about the different steps involved in making contact lenses. Today contact lenses are […]

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Bausch & Lomb pays out more than $250 million in lawsuits

Bausch & Lomb the manufactures of the contact lens cleaner ReNu with MoistureLoc has quietly been settled almost 600 lawsuits costing the company ~$250 million. Over 700 contact lens wearers were affected by a dangerous infection that eluded Bausch & Lomb disinfecting process which resulted in a world wide recall in recall in May 2006. […]

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Vision of Nocturnal Geckos may Help Improve Contact Lenses

Researchers Roth, Lundström, Kelber, Kröger, & Unsbo from Sweden have been studying the pupils and optical systems of the nocturnal Helmeted gecko (or Tarentola chazaliae). What they found may help to create better multi-optical contact lenses for human eyes as well as camera lenses. They have published their research in the journal of vision. The […]

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