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National Eye Health Week On ITV's This Morning
 
National Eye Health Week On ITV's This Morning

What better way to be seen and heard when promoting National Eye Health Week than to appear on the settee next to TV darlings Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on ITV's This Morning show? Well almost.



£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.



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