26 November 2015

News you should know


'My novelty contact lenses ripped my cornea'

Coloured lenses can cause permanent damage to your eyes after only a few hours of use as Tia Goode realised when her cat-eye contact ripped her cornea. Here's what you need to know before you buy a pair.

What contact lenses looked like in 1948

This 1948 newsreel shows how contact lenses were made back in 1984. Things have certainly become less invasive since!

Symptoms of eye disease

Many of us don’t notice the symptoms of eye disease until it’s too late. These are some of the signs to watch out for.

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