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New Study Shows Many U.S. Contact Lens Wearers Do Not Comply With Recommended Replacement Schedules

In study, contact lens wearers who replace contact lenses on schedule are more comfortable; Replacement schedule compliance highest with daily disposable and one-month replacement lenses. Atlanta, GA (Vocus) June 4, 2009 -- A new study demonstrated the lack of complian...

Contact Lens Wearers Should Blink More Often During Winter - Tips from VisionDirect.com to Keep Eyes Moist During Dry Winter Months

Vision Direct, Inc., a leading online retailer of contact lenses in the United States wants to remind contact lens wearers that discomfort and possible infection from dry winter eyes can be easily prevented. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) February 9, 2008 -- Vision Direct, Inc. ...

Doctors of Optometry Urge Contact Lens Wearers to Be Vigilant With Lens Hygiene and Compliance in Flood Areas

ST. LOUIS, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As flooding continues to expand across much of the Midwest, the American Optometric Association (AOA) reminds contact lens wearers to closely follow hygiene and compliance instructions issued by their eye doctor. Higher temperatures combined with standing wat...

AOA Doctors of Optometry Partner With FDA and Other Industry Leaders to Develop New Measures to Better Protect Contact Lens Wearers

Optometrists and other experts sponsor workshop to investigate increase in Acanthamoeba keratitis and to develop new testing methods to improve contact lens care products and protect against infections ST. LOUIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to increase the safety and effectiveness of...

Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution

Soft contact lens users beware of the AMO Complete Moisture Plus Multi-Purpose Solution. For an ongoing government investigation in the US has found that it could lead to an increased risk of Acanthamoeba keratitis, a rare yet severe eye infection. The disease can cause permanent vision l...

Lens Wearers Alerted Over Dangerous Fungal Infection

Following high incidence of a potentially dangerous infection associated with use of ReNu MoistureLoc lens solution, manufactured by Bausch & Lomb//, those in Hong Kong, US and Singapore have been alerted regarding the same and the controversial product has been withdrawn from sales. Preliminar...

Snorers, Tattoo Wearers Out From Chinese Army

The Chinese Army has banned chronic snorers from joining up. These are new standards that have been introduced by the Army. //"Given that chronic snorers' sounds disturb the life of others, a new regulation ... has been added," the Beijing Times newspaper quoted army official Li Chunming as saying....

Tattoo Wearers Are More Prone To Allergy Risks

People who are after the tattoos may be facing an increased risk of allergic reactions as it contains the chemicals that are used for hair dyes.// A German medical magazine has reported that the temporary skin markings often contain paraphenylendiamine (PPD), a substance that is used in many ...

Reports Characterize Fungal Eye Infections Among Soft Contact Lens Wearers

CHICAGO - Fusarium, the fungus implicated in recent eye infections among soft contact lens wearers, is associated with an increasing number of cases of keratitis// (corneal swelling and inflammation), according to a report published online today in Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archive...

Alarm Raised for Contact Lens Wearers

The use of a Bausch & Lomb Inc's brand cleansing solution has been linked to a severe corneal fungal infection, which if left untreated can cause blindness//. Optometry doctors in the U.S have urged contact lens wearers to take proper precautions to prevent this. Bausch & Lomb Inc. has st...

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Wearers in Medical Technology

ARVO, AOS: Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert;

...ciates (ORA). This poster focuses on a sample subset of 30 contact lens wearers with a history of dry eye. The 30 contact lens patients reported sign...w that Lacrisert relieves the signs and symptoms of dry eye in contact lens wearers with a history of dry eye," concluded the ORA investigators. "Patients expe...

Soft Contact Lenses Do Not Lead to 'Myopic Creep' in Children, Study Shows

...ts were examined at the final visit. The spectacle wearers progressed -1.08 +/- 0.71 D, and the contact lens ...ically measured. The axial growth of the spectacle wearers was 0.59 +/- 0.37 mm and 0.63 +/- 0.34 mm for the ...eal meridian was 0.05 +/- 0.69 D for the spectacle wearers and 0.10 +/- 0.70 D for the contact lens...

OPKO Health and Pathogenics Announce Data Publication Demonstrating the Potential Utility of NCT in a Severe Eye Infection

...roscopic, free-living amoeba. Acanthamoeba is commonly found in water, soil and air. AK infection is uncommon in healthy individuals, but contact lens wearers who improperly store or disinfect their lenses or who wear lenses while showering or swimming are at higher risk of developing an infection. Current t...
Wearers in Medical Products

Nature's Tears® EyeMist™

Description:...owed, on average, that the mist doubled the moisture volume of the eyes' tear film without disrupting the tear film's delicate structure. Contact lens wearers were the most enthusiastic. The mist creates a micro-environment of pure, all-natural, unpolluted, pH correct humidity around the face. ...
Company:Bio-Logic Aqua Technologies

Frequency 55 Sphere

Description:... Exceptional comfort, handling and eye health with a convenient replacement schedule. Suitable for wearers seeking the ideal combination of convenience and performance in a planned replacement soft lens....
Company:CooperVision

Soflens66 Toric

Description:...lens are fit for all astigmatic patients. Ideal for current soft toric lens wearers who require excellent visual acuity and comfort with the health and convenience of disposable lenses; astigmatic spectacle wearers who want the convenience of contact lenses; and spherically masked astigmat...
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

Next Step Belt

Features:... Ideal for ancillary rotational control or lanyard and liner wearers Features soft textured neoprene against the skin for maximum grip with a nylon outer layer for durability and 2" heavy-duty nylon straps for a secur...
Company:Corflex, Inc.

Hard Lens Solutions

Features:...ughout the wearing cycle. Our premium contact lens solutions contain no thimerosal, BAK, chlorhexidine or polyaminopropylbiguanide, to which many lens wearers are sensitive....
Company:Lobob Laboratories, Inc.

Menicon Z

Features:...results in excellent mechanical properties, allowing the lens to be made significantly thinner than a typical rigid gas lens. Menicon Z offers all the wearers benefits of long term corneal health, vision, comfort and wettability in order to reduce the burden to the cornea....
Company:Menicon Co., Ltd.

Lobob Hard Lens Cleaning Solutions

Features:...ar tissue, including the ocular adnexa. Lobob cleaner does not contain thimerosal, BAK, chlorhexidine, or polyaminopropylbiguanide, to which many lens wearers are sensitive. Do not use directly in the eye....
Company:Lobob Laboratories, Inc.

Surevue

Features:...aily wear-that is, you take them out each night and throw them away after two weeks. Because of this, they're a great choice for both experienced lens wearers and people trying contact lenses for the first time. Added features include UV-blocking....
Company:Vistakon, a Johnson & Johnson Company

Focus Dailies Toric

Features:... Fresh, clean pair every day. Dailies quality, comfort, and handling. Perfect for 1-2 week or daily disposable wearers with uncorrected astigmatism....
Company:CIBA Vision
Wearers in Medical Dictionary

Bifocals

...e eye strain, a ... Myopia or nearsightedness is not inherited. It is caused by excessive close work ... Forty-three Native American bifocal wearers grouped by yearly age levels from 9 ... Shop for Bifocals at Target.com - Free Shipping on 150,000+ Products. ... bifocal , bifocals . bifocal...
Wearers in Biological News

Self-moisturizing contact lenses, naturally

...al, the cause of up to 30 per cent of all after-care visits by contact lens wearers to optometrists. [That's one less appointment and one more step towards red...e benefits of using this naturally based technology to provide contact lens wearers with greater comfort and convenience." ...

Portable device quickly detects early Alzheimer's

...device (controller). The display projects the visual aspect of the test, the headphones provide the verbal instructions and the controller records the wearers response. DETECTs creators have formed a company, called Zenda Technologies ( www.zendatech.com ), to commercialize the device for MCI, as well as...

Thinking makes it so: Science extends reach of prosthetic arms

...d directly to the brains signals, making it much easier to use than traditional motorized prosthetics. This technique, still under development, allows wearers to open and close their artificial hands and bend and straighten their artificial elbows nearly as naturally as their own arms. The idea is that wh...

Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Team to study psychosocial stress

...ient light, skin temperature and other factors that provide clues about the wearers location, health status and current activity. Every 45 minutes over the course of five days, the eWatch will prompt wearers to take part in a 2-to-3-minute interview. The instrument will record their...

Herr receives Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment

...ogies that interact with human limbs, mimicking biological performance and amplifying function. While there was a time when leg prostheses hampered a wearers mobility, Dr. Herrs breakthrough innovations are enabling leg amputees to walk at higher speeds with greater stability and lower metabolic energy. He...

Robotic exoskeleton replaces muscle work

...e wearer's gait was disrupted because the mechanical power added by the exoskeleton made the muscle stronger. However, in a relatively short time, the wearers adapted to the new strength and used their muscles less because the exoskeleton was doing more of the work. Their gait normalized after about 30 minut...

First human trial of antibacterial contact lens

... Acute red eye occurs in 20 per cent per year of the estimated 100 million wearers of contact lenses worldwide. Microbial keratitis, a serous eye disease that can cause blindness, occurs in one in 500 contact lens wearers per year if they sleep in lenses. There is currently no antibacterial conta...
Wearers in Biological Technology

Siemens Showcases New Hearing Loss Solutions at AudiologyNOW! Conference

...nting the popular 700 and 500 models. Now offering four performance models, wearers can choose an instrument that meets their lifestyle and affordability needs...ing instruments. This wireless enhancement system allows hearing instrument wearers to hear wireless compatible devices in both ears - something that non-users...

Fiber-based nanotechnology in clothing could harvest energy from physical movement

...generate electrical current using the piezoelectric effect. Combining current flow from many fiber pairs woven into a shirt or jacket could allow the wearers body movement to power a range of portable electronic devices. The fibers could also be woven into curtains, tents or other structures to capture ene...

Multimedia Sunglasses Developed in Wisconsin

...eliver audio feed without the need for separate headphones. The frames are foldable and the optics can be adjusted. A control unit, attached to the wearers belt, can play almost any device equipped with a video output, including portable DVD players, digital cameras and camcorders, laptop computers and mu...

You might work in a Midwest technology environment if...

...ness characters as Patrick Starfish, Spider-Man and Larry the Cucumber from Veggie Tales? If so, would such inappropriate necktie choices indicate the wearers cluelessness in the area of fashion, a subtle dig at the companys constricting obsession with conformity or neither? Add a point if you cant tell. Doe...
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