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Increases in Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

After reviewing the recently released data on contact lens use, it's no surprise that the use of daily disposable contact lenses is increasing. Daily lenses are the safest, healthiest and most comfortable way to wear lenses. So why isn't everyone wearing dailies?  In the past, the price difference has been a tough pill to swallow, [...]

By |April 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Contact Lenses Are Increasing For Patients Over 40

The results of the 2010 Annual Contact Lens Survey from Advance Insights, an inVentiv Health company are in, and there are some very interesting statistics to report. Overall, the entire contact lens industry is down 4.2% after holding steady one year ago.  That sounds about right from what we continuously see in our practice, with [...]

By |April 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Implantable Microchip May Create a 'Bionic Eye'

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA), an Australian research group, is getting close to implanting a microchip into a human retina and creating the first bionic eye. Associate Professor Gregg Suaning, of the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering and a project leader said the new, 98-channel microchip, now undergoing preliminary lab testing, was a major step towards [...]

By |April 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments