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The Gross Mistake You're Making With Your Contact Lenses | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a regular wearer of contacts, you've probably been warned about the health hazards of leaving them in too long and washing them improperly. But a new study is a gross reminder about why it's really bad to use unwashed hands when putting them in.

Contact Lenses May Be Changing The Bacteria In Your Eyes

Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Published: May 31, 2015 01:44pm ET on LiveScience. Wearing contact lenses may change the community of bacteria livin...

Sloppy Contact Lens Use Behind Most Eye Infections

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report says sloppy care of contact lenses is a main reason for hundreds of thousands of eye infections each year. ...

9 Surprising Treatments to Combat Dry Eye

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

I've heard my patients claim that they thought this is just a normal part of the aging process; however, nothing could be farther from the truth. In fact, dry eyes are about as normal as chronic headaches, toothaches or loss of bowel control.

What's With Her Eyes???

Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

These are eyes you don't want to mess with, especially when they're aiming a rifle. The steely blue peepers belong to Grete Gaim, an Estonian comp...

Alzheimer's: Google Glass As Brain Prosthetic

George Vradenburg | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
George Vradenburg

As Google strives to drive innovation into the challenge of living better longer, there's a real chance to have a global impact.

Amanda L. Chan

What Every Contact Lens Wearer Needs To Know (But Is Afraid To Ask) | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're one of the 36 million contact lens wearers in the U.S., chances are you went through a mini-course in hygiene when you first got your prescr...

9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With res...

New Technique Could Restore Near Vision Without Glasses

Posted 04.01.2013 | Fifty

After 40, most people start to experience changes in their eyesight that impact their work and enjoyment of life. If you already wear prescription gla...

The Great Contact Lens Solution Epiphany About Consciousness

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Being unconscious about some things is a good strategy, it frees up your brain for more important decisions. But if you're unconscious about everything, you wind up letting other people script your entire life.

Futuristic Contact Lenses Put You In A Video Game

Posted 02.05.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, InnovationNewsDaily Contributor Published: 02/02/2012 02:34 PM EST on InnovationNewsDaily Contact lenses that help enhance ...

Why Your Contact Lenses Are Dirtier Than You Think They Are

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 12.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Think you're the picture of health when it comes to contact lens cleaning and use? We're not so sure we believe you. A new study in the journal...

Would You Put A Computer In Your Eye?

The Daily Mail | Posted 01.22.2012 | Technology

Imagine catching up with your texts, social networking and perhaps the news without having to log on to a computer or even glance at a smartphone. ...

Optometrist Develops Diamond Encrusted, Gold Plated Contact Lenses

Posted 10.06.2011 | Style

Inspired by the jewels in his wife's teeth, an optometrist at India's Shekhar Eye Research Center has developed diamond encrusted, gold plated contact...

Scientists Create A New Type Of Artificial Cornea

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Scientists have created a new kind of artificial cornea, inserting a sliver of collagen into the eye that coaxes its own natural co...

Computer Display Contact Lens Could Put Data On Eyes | Chris Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The opportunity to jab yourself in the eye with a tiny computer display is one step closer, thanks to the ongoing work with opto-electronic contact le...

When is Chiropractic Care a Scam? What About Reflexology? Magnetic Therapy?

Todd Kashdan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

When someone is in chronic pain, unable to function, they are susceptible to charismatic people who claim to have the answers.

Electronic Contact Lenses Could Make Bionic Eyesight A Reality | Andrew Nusca | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new generation of contact lenses built with tiny circuits and LEDs could make bionic eyesight a reality. Researchers at the University of Washing...

Thailand Contact Lens Fad Sparks Health Concerns (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Patrick Winn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Thailand -- For Thai teenagers, Japan and Korea emanate all that is hip: candy-colored sneakers, saccharine-sweet pop bands, hair spiked in...

Bausch & Lomb To Buy Lensmakers Eyeonics

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Eye-care company Bausch & Lomb said on Sunday it agreed to buy privately held Eyeonics Inc, which makes an intraocular lens used for the treatment of ...