EssilorLuxottica merger complete

The merger of Essilor and Luxottica to create EssilorLuxottica has been completed.

Shamir’s new lens

Shamir has launched a new progressive lens, Shamir Autograph Intelligence (AI), that adapts to the diverse needs of today’s presbyope which, the company...

Don’t flush those contacts

Arizona State University (ASU) scientists have found that 15 to 20 percent of contact lens wearers are flushing the lenses down the sink or toilet, contributing...

We love shopping for eyewear

Well, you are not alone. According to new research from Transitions Optical, many of us find it very enjoyable. The study on generation X and millennials’...

Scientists see how colour vision develops

Biologists at Johns Hopkins University grew human retinas from scratch to determine how cells that allow people to see in colour are made.The work, set...

New Alcon multifocal contact lens

Alcon has added another option to its multifocal portfolio with the launch of Air Optix plus HydraGlyde multifocal contact lenses, offering presbyopic...

Smoke gets in your eyes

Researchers say exposure to cadmium (but not lead) and smoking have been associated with increased risk for contrast sensitivity (CS) impairment in the...

Turmeric eye drops for glaucoma?

A derivative of turmeric could be used to treat the early stages of glaucoma, according to a study led by University College London (UCL) and Imperial...

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