Recent Lens Articles

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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