Mojo Vision's prototypes can enhance your vision or show you your schedule—right from the surface of your eyes.
Flushing disposable contacts down the toilet or washing them down the drain may contribute to the problem of microplastic pollution, researchers said.
To bacteria, the surface of your eye is a hostile place. Every few seconds, the eyelid comes down with tsunami-like force, sweeping most particles and foreign cells away. As if that weren’t enough, microorganisms have to contend with an army of bacteria-killing proteins. Some bacteria survive in this inhospitable environment — perhaps helping to protect the eye from other invaders. But it turns out that the additional stress of a contact lens on the eyeball might be too much for them.
Can the SARS-CoV-2 virus, responsible for COVID-19, be transmitted by tears or by touching the eyes? Are contact lens wearers therefore more at risk? As these questions arise, here’s what you need to know.
New research finds certain species of bacteria to be more prominent in the eyes of contact-wearers, offering a possible explanation for why they’re prone to some kinds of infections.
You could lose your vision to an infection.
Widespread concern over these unregulated lenses subsided over time, but every year, the FDA, Federal Trade Commission, and American Academy of Ophthalmology remind customers to be wary of purchasing colored lenses without a prescription, usually around Halloween. They warn of the potential for severe eye infections and even partial blindness.
Wonder the best type of contact lens for your vision problem, lifestyle or budget? Compare the pros and cons of specific types of contact lenses.
'Operation Double Vision' is underway to seize illegal, harmful products from store shelves.
The contact lens of the future may do a lot more than just correct your vision.
Earlier this week, Google was awarded a patent for a solar-powered contact lens that is capable of communicating with computers and collecting biological data about the wearer.
The CDC found 99% of contact lens wearers reported at least one bad habit and a third had eye pain or symptoms.
As contact lenses continue to gain popularity (including for recreational purposes) the proportion of the population at increased risk of developing Acanthamoeba keratitis may rise.
You could lose a damn eye. Or it could just get really itchy.
I'm a sales person at heart. I love the idea that someone said, "Hey, if we make the cases a little deeper, we'll sell more solution." But my contact solution epiphany does give me pause. It makes me wonder, in how many other areas of my life am I just going through the motions? How much of our lives are being lived unconsciously, using up stuff, spending time and going along with what we assume we're supposed to do?
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Not following proper contact lens care instructions has been linked to outbreaks of serious eye infections.
If you've worn contact lenses, you know how easy it can be to let things slip a little. Maybe you don't wash and dry the case every day. Or you wear lenses in the shower. Or you try to eke a bit more wear out of a pair.