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- How Sleeping With Contact Lenses Can Hurt Your Eyes, Graphic Pictures Show
A woman developed an ulcer in her eye from a Pseudomonas infection.
Forbes. Saturday, 4 May 2019.
- Michigan woman contracts rare parasitic eye infection from contact lenses
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Traci Lawson, 50, from Lansing, Michigan, was diagnosed with Acanthamoeba keratitis, a parasitic infection from poor contact lens hygeine.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 18 Apr 2019.
- A Simple Hack for Recycling Your Contact Lens Blister Packs
Contact lenses and the plastic packaging they come in are notoriously difficult to recycle. There are a couple of quick and easy options available, though.
Mental Floss. Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019.
- $12 Billion Contact Lenses Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
DUBLIN - The "Contact Lenses Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... ...
Business Wire. Monday, 8 Apr 2019.
- Perspective: Direct-To-Consumer Medicine Can Be Quick And Discreet, But What's Lost?
If you happily order your contact lenses online, why not get drugs for migraines or erectile dysfunction that way, too? Be careful, a medical student warns. Your "simple" self-diagnosis may be wrong.
NPR. Thursday, 4 Apr 2019.
- Contact lenses that reduce eye itch may become a reality
(Reuters Health) - Experimental contact lenses that not only improve vision, but also ward off itchiness due to allergies, got a boost with the completion of two late-stage studies, according to a new report.
Reuters. Friday, 29 Mar 2019.
- Bryce Harper's New Sponsorship Gives Him Gear You Won't Be Able To See: Contact Lenses
New contact lens endorsement deal also about performance for Bryce Harper.
Forbes. Thursday, 28 Mar 2019.
- Detective claimed that contact lenses led to a husband-killer being charged
A detective reviewing a cold case claimed that a contact lens case led to Raven Abaroa being charged over the death of his wife Janet in April 2005. He entered a plea of voluntary manslaughter.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019.
- Hydrogel contact lens to treat serious eye disease
Researchers have created a hydrogel that could one day be made into a contact lens to more effectively treat corneal melting, a condition that is a significant cause for blindness world-wide.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019.
- How Lasik Steadied Two Mets Behind the Plate
For catchers Tomas Nido and Wilson Ramos, wearing contact lenses was complicating their job, so they opted for eye surgery to get an edge.
New York Times. Saturday, 9 Mar 2019.
- Contact lens recycling scheme launched across UK
The programme will give contact lens wearers the opportunity to recycle their lenses for free.
BBC News. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- Doctors Say Children As Young As Six Can Wear Contact Lenses
Doctors go over the pros and cons of contact lenses for your little ones. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
NBC. Friday, 11 Jan 2019.
- Sleeping in contacts could result in serious eye infections
Many contact lens wearers have a dirty little secret: They sometimes sleep or nap in their lenses.
Fox News. Thursday, 20 Dec 2018.
- Deep-learning technique reveals 'invisible' objects in the dark
Small imperfections in a wine glass or tiny creases in a contact lens can be tricky to make out, even in good light. In almost total darkness, images of such transparent features or objects are nearly impossible to decipher. ...
Science Daily. Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018.
- Woman claims she lost eye after parasite got stuck behind contact lens during shower
A Belgian woman claims she lost her right eye after a parasite got stuck behind her contact lens when she took a shower, causing her to develop a rare but serious eye infection.
Fox News. Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018.
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