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£500,000 Damages For Damaged Sight During Laser Surgery

£500,000 Damages For Damaged Sight During Laser Surgery

What had started out as a move to correct her vision, ready for her attempts to join the police force, turned into a nightmare for Stephanie Holloway as she was left with photophobia which spiraled into depression due to way her laser eye surgery had changed her life, and not for the better.
DuraVision Platinum - Carl Zeiss Vision's Strongest Spectacle Lens

DuraVision Platinum - Carl Zeiss Vision's Strongest Spectacle Lens

In their strive to uphold their recognized high standards, Carl Zeiss Vision has launched what it describes as its 'hardest spectacle lens of all time.' The new DuraVision Platinum lens is made up of nine ultra thin layers, directly applied to each other.
New Topcon TRC-NW400 With Fully Automated Features

New Topcon TRC-NW400 With Fully Automated Features

Tired of the time it takes to photograph the interior surface of the eye with your fundus/retinal camera? Irritated by the process of align, centre and focus? Topcon believe they have a retinal/fundus camera that might just solve those problems for you with the launch of its new Topcon TRC-NW400, with fully automatic features.
New Dual Lens Technology For AMD Patients

New Dual Lens Technology For AMD Patients

Technology inspired by the Hubble telescope is hoped to prove a landmark in the treatment of eye and vision related conditions such as Age-related Macular Degeneration and other issues which are currently untreatable.
Hypergel Contact Lenses Introduced To Improve Eye Comfort

Hypergel Contact Lenses Introduced To Improve Eye Comfort

The optical giant Bausch + Lomb have launched what they call, 'a premium daily disposable contact lens' which provides 'consistent, clear, comfortable vision throughout the day.'  The new Biotrue ONEday lens is made from HyperGel technology and the manufacturers believe that it will appeal to the market of contact lens wearers due to its
National Eye Health Week, 22-28 September 2014

National Eye Health Week, 22-28 September 2014

National Eye Health Week is upon us tomorrow, the 22nd of September 2014.
Research Indicates Avastin As Cheaper Alternative For AMD Treatment

Research Indicates Avastin As Cheaper Alternative For AMD Treatment

Research into the safety of the drug Avastin, commonly used to treat cancer patients, has suggested that it may be as beneficial for age related macular degeneration sufferers as the current, more expensive, option of Lucentis.
Vision Aid Overseas Partnership Helping Sight Issues In Zambia

Vision Aid Overseas Partnership Helping Sight Issues In Zambia

The partnership between Specsavers and Vision Aid Overseas have extended their charity alliance in Zambia until 2017. This partnership will focus on rural areas and promote the education of glasses, health and eye tests.
Rise In Contact Lens Related Eye Infections

Rise In Contact Lens Related Eye Infections

There has been a rise in the number of severe eye infections according to the announcements from Moorfields Eye Hospital (MEH). The most worrying one discovered is targeted at contact lens wearers, practitioners and manufacturers. One of the infections included in this worrying discovery is Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Troubles Facing Parents Taking Their Children For Eye Tests

Troubles Facing Parents Taking Their Children For Eye Tests

Sight Care have reported statistics indicating that parents are finding taking their children for regular optician check ups challenging. Whilst trips to the dentist continue to strike fear into kids across the country, it appears that having an eye test can also bring about problems for families in the UK.
Hoet To Increase 3D Printed Eye Wear Lines

Hoet To Increase 3D Printed Eye Wear Lines

Having stunned and wowed audiences at Silmo in 2013, Belgian designers Hoet will increase the models in its range which will be manufactured via 3D printing. The eye wear designers new additions will be added to the Couture line, which will see its family grow to five styles, with Amadea and Anastasia.
Brake Call For Compulsory, Regular Eye Tests For Drivers

Brake Call For Compulsory, Regular Eye Tests For Drivers

Brake have again called for government intervention and action regarding the regular eye testing of drivers and motorists in the UK, and are recommending compulsory checks.

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