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Here's why contact lenses can be harmful for eye health
Times of India

New study shows link to infections in contact lens wearers

The FINANCIAL -- A new study linking contact lens use with higher levels of bacteria in the eyes and an increased risk of infection brings to light the importance of proper hygiene practices for contact lens wearers. The study was presented at ..., 1 month ago

Iris-Scanning Contact Lens Patented By Google

Google has patented a contact lens that can scan the wearer's iris. The lens works by scanning light reflected off of the iris via embedded sensors. The company hasn't revealed any specific applications for the technology, but presumably it could ...
 FindBiometrics1 month ago Google files contact lens authentication patent  NFC World1 month ago Is Google planning an iris-scanning contact lens?  Optometry Today1 month ago

Contact lens wearers at risk of infection

London - Wearing contact lenses may interfere with the delicate balance of microorganisms living naturally on the eye's surface, which could explain potentially serious infections among some users, a study has found. Researchers ...
 IOL2 months ago

NYU Langone Medical Center Release: Contact Lens Wearers Take Note: Your Eyes May Get More Infections Because Their "Microbiomes" Have Changed

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Using high-precision genetic tests to differentiate the thousands of bacteria that make up the human microbiome, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center suggest that they have found a possible -- and potentially ...
 BioSpace2 months ago Contact Lens Wearers May Get More Infections Because Their Microbiomes Changed  Infection Control Today2 months ago NYU researchers identify root cause of eye infections among contact lens wearers  News-Medical.Net2 months ago Contact Lens Wearers Take Note: Your Eyes May Get More Infections Because Their "Microbiomes" Have Changed  Gnom.es2 months ago
Optometry Today

AK campaigner picks up HSJ patient award

A patient campaigner raising awareness about the dangers of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) for contact lens wearers has been awarded a top patient accolade. Irenei Ekkeshis (pictured), 35, from London was awarded a Health Service Journal's (HSJ) ...
 Optometry Today1 week ago

Why Contact Lens Wearers Get Eye Infections

The investigative team, under direction of NYU Langone microbiologist Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, PhD, noted in a press release that Our research clearly shows that putting a foreign object, such as a contact lens, on the eye is not a neutral act.
 EMax Health2 months ago
Tech Times

5,245: Number Of Distinct Bacterial Strains On Eyes Of Contact Lens Users

Daily contact lens wearers were found to have 5,245 distinct bacterial strains and sub-types in the eyes. They also have three times the normal ratio of certain bacteria increasing their risks for eye infection. (Photo : Endlisnis | Flickr) Some ...
 Tech Times2 months ago
Tutorial Finder

Contact Lens 101: a Back-to-School Must for Teens

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Many children and teenagers start wearing contact lenses in junior high or high school. However, young people are notoriously poor at caring for their contact lenses, creating a potential gateway for serious eye infections ...
 Town Hall6 days ago

Alcon launches new hydrogen peroxide-based contact lens cleaning and disinfecting solution in the US Read Story

- Alcon, the global eye care leader and a division of Novartis, announced today the US launch of CLEAR CARE® PLUS Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution containing HydraGlyde® Moisture Matrix technology, for cleaning and disinfecting contact lenses.
 Noodls1 month ago Alcon (ACL) Launches New Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Contact Lens Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution In The US 6/25/2015  ClinicSpace1 month ago
SPi World News

Vision Health Professionals Applaud Government's Decision To Classify Non-Corrective 'Cosmetic' Contact Lenses As Class II Medical Devices

World News: 17:32 GMT Thursday 30th July 2015 . [ The Canadian Association of Optometrists via Globe Newswire via SPi World News ] This story OTTAWA, July 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Eye and vision health professionals (ophthalmologists, ...
 SPi World News3 days ago
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