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Eye Care and Eyewear News and Features

Eye Care and Eyewear News and Features

This page brings you the latest eye care and eyewear news and features. Don't forget to also check out our Looking Good, Seeing Well pages for the latest fashion eyewear and products. You can also visit our eyewear page to find out about specs, glasses and lenses.

Latest eye care and eyewear news and features on the site:

Ireland Turns a Blind Eye to Health

OGS Look for Volunteer

Improving Eye Health and Reducing Sight Loss - A "Call to Action"

Optical Confederation Welcome Which? Report

Which? Reveals Best and Worst Opticians

IRB Confirms New Approach to Protective Goggles

Record Numbers for Specsavers Charity Campaign

Optegra Eye Surgery Advert Banned

Crisis Service Reaches Out to Vulnerable

Norville Opticians Help Out at Xmas

Children Waiting up to Four Years for Eye Exams

Sir Bob Russell Calls on Drivers to Take Regular Eye Tests

Lions Festive Walk to Support Vision Care for Homeless People

College Media Alert: Link Between Glaucoma and Contraceptive Pill

GOC Welcomes RNIB Eyepod

Surge in Visits During National Eye Health Week

NHS England to Consider Funding Bionic Eye Treatment

Welcome to Saturday Times Readers

Optometry Giving Sight - A Personal Reflection

Good Looking Optics Promotes

Optometry Giving Sight to Fund Vision Care for Homeless Manchester Centre

Optical Confederation Supports Vision Care for Homeless

Patient Website Launched by Heidelberg Engineering

"No water" Warning for Contact Lenses

Access for People with Sight Loss

Drivers’ Vision: New licence declaration

Eye Test Ignorance Uncovered

New Website for Zoobug

Brulimar Targets Children's Eye Health

Eye Health for Elderly Prioritised

Dates for 2013 National Eye Health Week Announced

Poor Driver Eyesight Costs UK £33M/Year

General Optical Council Recruiting New Chair

Mr Singh's Dream for Optometry Giving Sight

New Christmas Ad for Optometry Giving Sight

Nutrof Total Promotion Launched

Shamir Take on Headline Lens Sponsorship

Frames and fashion in Paris 2012

David Cameron has Eyes Checked at Conference

Fog-free Cloths

Waitrose Support Vision Care for Homeless People

Brits Urged to Take Eye Health Seriously

Norville Opticians Recognise World Sight Day

National Eye Health Week Launches Toolkit

Countdown to World Sight Day Begins

Brulimar Launch Dedicated Bench Eyewear Site

BUPA Patients Given Optical Express Choice

WCO to Award Optometrists

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment for Eye Health

Essilor to Reward Top Fundraiser

Rodenstock Opens the House of Better Vision

College Funds New Research into Age Related Macular Degeneration


Annual Visits to My Local Optician revealed

DoH Highlight Importance of Sports and Exercise Medicine

Linda Farrow Announe Standalone Store

DoH Promotes More Choice

Brulimar Revamps Webiste for an International Audience

Marathon Cycle Raises Money for Vision Care for Homeless

Governement Launches Online Service for New Parents

Sir Keith Pearson Appointed Chair of Health Education England

Bausch and Lomb Support Charity

Optical Confederation Welcomes First Step for Better Vision for Drivers

Daily Mail Report of £70 Specs

PM Visits Norville Optical

Spectrum Thea Double Up at National Awards

Impressionist 3 Makes Big Bang at Science Museum

Charity Leader Set to Pedal the UK

Contact Lens Market Worth £231.1. Million

Brulimar Drives Business in Eastern Europe

College of Optometrists Sponsors Visas for International Students

Vision Aid Overseas Creates New Website

Gloucestershire Eye Therapy Trust Buys Two OCTs

Spectacle Makers Support London Homeless Centre

Ambassadors "Skirt with Science" to Promote Careers in Optics

Optical Express Creates Jobs in Glasgow

Specsavers Search for Spectacle Wearer of the Year

Lords Hosts Homeless Vision Charity

Sheffield MP Keeps her Eyes on the Road

Acuvue Offers Free Lenses for Runners

Eye Experts Rasie Awareness about Driving and Vision

Mee Healthcare Enters Primary Care and Optometry

Look Here Events Provide Help for Learning Disabled

Cult Eyewear Book

Norville Presents Museum with Polaroids

Optical Express Reminds on Eye Checks

Study shows Zeaxanthin Improves Vision in Elderly

Olympic Products Launched

GOC CEO Visits Vision Care for Homeless People

Which? Find Failing Opticians

Moorfields Funding Boost

How to Help Blind People Get Around

Glaucoma Sufferers Sought for Study

Allders Opticians Launch New Look Practice

Patient Information Leaflets

World Sight Day Cycling Challenge

GOC Appoints New Council Member

Optics at a Glance

Novartis Drug for Diabetic Macular Oedema Denied

Bushnell Eyewear Division Created

MACS named BCLA Charity of the Year

Orbis in Mongolia

Zoobug gains Olympic licence

Government's online red tape challenge

Frank Norville OBE

UK bottom of league for drivers' vision

Optical Confederation refutes Minister's claims on drivers' vision

Minister of State on drivers' vision

Children's Eye Health campaign 2011

Decision on Eye Bus

Topcon kits out charity practice

British Contact Lens Association animates website

GOC to get tough on illegal sales

Norville expose dangers of sunlight to young children

UK drivers urger to sharpen up their vision

Kentoptic help charity celebrate 5,000th dispense

AMD Alliance issues call to action

CEBE remind on dangers of sun exposure

NICE puts PCTs under pressure to commission services

Disturbing news on blindness

No change to optical voucher values

Gasson lectures at RSM camera club

General Optical Council to raise awareness of optical regulation

OGS donates £5k to vision care charity

Ivins back on eye scene in Scotland

Powerful practice directory released

Bauch & Lomb announce agreement with Ultravision

RNIB send information on Better Vision for Elderly campaign to QTVIs

Optical Express Sports Visoin clinic opens

BCLA release contact lens leaflet

Optical Confederation call on government over drivers' vision

Kirk Originals unveil central London flagship store

TorFX named 23rd fastest growing company

Lucentis gains approval for diabetic macular oedema

Vodka eyeballing and the eye

Find my Optician gets total upgrade

Better Vision for the Elderly Campaign update

Better Vision for Elderly Campaign gets Kickstart

New Find my Optician database to launch in January

Mylocaloptician in talks with RNIB over Better Vision for Elderly Campaign

Third sector look to work together on UK Vision Strategy

Polaroid donates ready readers for Crisis at Christmas

Frame sellers and Dispensers featured in Rip Off Britain

ECJ rules against online Contact Lens sales ban

Bausch + Lomb - Voluntarily Recall Three Lots of ReNu® Multi-Purpose Solution

CIBA Vision's record World Sight Day Challenge

Vision Care for Homeless Appoints New Co-ordinator

Vision Aid Overseas Gain Higher Power Lenses from UK Recycling Scheme

Kids cases from Zoobug

Ultravision announces FDA approval

Bausch and Lomb amends disinfection instructions

New York refractive surgeon provides presbyopia insight

Vision for the Elderly Campaign

CIBA Vision launch Young Wearer Campaign

Big Society Message Stressed by Visioncare Patron

Orbis Touches down in Philippines

Eye Care and Eye Wear Campaign Announced

Irish Campaign for better understanding of Children’s’ Needs begins

"You and Your Vision" published by Vision 2020 UK and RNIB

International Stem Cell Corporation Formalizes Stem Cell-Based Eye Care Programs into Cytovis(TM)

Report finds high levels of diabetic retinopathy in older sufferers

GOC responds to OHPA

Visit to optician saves wedding day

Anderson steps down at Eyecare Trust

Zoobug launch new website

Ultravision CEO completes cycle challenge

Confederation targets Head Teachers

PCTs to disappear

Norville warns about danger of sunlight to childrens eyes

Beginner's Guide to Eye Care Data

Ultravision CEO mounts charity cycle ride

Alcon sponsors 4 week Orbis programme

New budget progressive from Hoya

New Health Secretary appointed

Soft contact lens sales penetration across Europe

Award for Hoya for best scratch resistant coating

Domiciliary providers fall foul of legislation

Macular Disease presentation

Vision 2020 Conference Announced

Second Queen's Award for Contact Lens Innovation

Optical Product of Year Awarded to Hoya

National Eye Health Week

Controlling myopia in children

Transitions to sponsor Team Garmin in Tour de France

Tesco to offer free eye tests for all

Vision problems linked to higher dementia risk

Baroness Thornton appointed parliamentary under-secretary of state

Misunderstanding over VDU rules

Runcorn optician helps Africa project

Tiger Woods eyecare sponsors continue support

New night vision goggles

Public awareness site breaks records

Successful early steps in gene therapy

Swine flu update

Contact Lens Helps Keratoconus Patient

Vision Aid Overseas Announces Life Memberships and Trustee Awards

Key Note Speech at Vision Aid Overseas AGM

Extraordinary Self-Adjusting Glasses

Silhouette's Rimless Aesthetic Design Award

NHS Uses No Win, No Fee Law Firm

World Sight Day

Early Poll Shows Public Satisfaction

Who's Reading What on the Site

Record Visits to My Local Optician

Horizon Optical Support Vision Care for Homeless

Homeless charity supported by Boots and Dollond & Aitchison

Silhouette support National Eye Week

Who's reading what on My Local Optician

Horizon Optical supports Vision Care for Homeless

Record visits to My Local Optician

July statistics on Primary Health Net sites

New implant for AMD

1 in 5 have visual problems in classroom

Continued support for Vision Care for Homeless

Acuvue Extends Range

Hawk Eye Vision for this years umpires

NPSA sets deadline for glaucoma

Lost productivity quantified due to uncorrected vision

Few children given correct eye protection for sports

Blind to double by 2050

Conjunctivitis treatment approved in US

Lady Gaga's Sunglasses: Lady Gaga Wears Jeremy Scott Sunglasses in Video

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