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2014-04-22 16:27:08

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/lens_markets_western_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThe industry report package Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends,...

Bacteria Survive In Contact Lens Cleaning Solution Longer Than Thought
2014-04-17 12:42:47

Society for General Microbiology Each year in the UK, bacterial infections cause around 6,000 cases of a severe eye condition known as microbial keratitis – an inflammation and ulceration of the cornea that can lead to loss of vision. The use of contact lenses has been identified as a particular risk factor for microbial keratitis. New research, presented today at the Society for General Microbiology Annual Conference in Liverpool, shows that a bacterial strain associated with more...

2014-04-16 16:26:56

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Eyewear in Indiahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/clothing/eyewear/eyewear_india_1.htmlEyewear posted high value growth in 2013, which was commendable given the slowdown in the Indian economy. The increasing presence of premium branded products, growing per capita income and increasing exposure to Western markets contributed to the growth. The fact that branded eyewear...

Google Looking Beyond Glass, Eyeing Contact Lenses
2014-04-16 06:00:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just as many people are forgoing glasses and opting for contact lenses so too may tech giant Google -- at least in the prototype stage. While Google has announced that it will open its Glass Explorer program – at least for a day – the search giant could be “looking” beyond the glasses and toward contact lenses. This was first spotted by Patent Bolt, which reported, “One of Google many patent applications regarding future...

2014-04-14 20:21:30

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sphlzm/global_soft) has announced the addition of the "Global Soft Contact Lens Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sphlzm/global_soft ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Soft Contact Lens market to grow at a CAGR of 5.94 percent over the period...

2014-04-14 16:24:16

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Eyewear in ChinaEyewear remained vigorous in retail value growth in 2013, underpinned by continued trading up from spectacles to disposable contact lenses, from single-vision to progressive multifocal lens and from readymade reading glasses to tailored spectacles. Nevertheless, the overall slowdown in the domestic economy had a negative impact on value growth of eyewear, and, although not...

2014-04-11 23:01:23

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, and Weil Eye Care is offering tips to help keep eyes protected during sports. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Each year, thousands of people are blinded by sports-related eye injuries. In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, Weil Eye Care reminds coaches, parents and athletes to make sure to use proper eye protection while taking part in athletic activities. The Optical Boutique at Weil Eye Care carries a large selection of sports eyewear...

2014-04-10 04:21:20

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITN Productions and the Association of British Dispensing Opticians joined forces to create a dedicated news programme called EYE TV News that premiered at this year's ABDO Conference and Exhibition. The aim is to develop eye health services and within that, promote the benefits of professional eye care. As ABDO general secretary, Sir Tony Garrett, expresses: "2 million people in the country are blind and a million of...

2014-04-08 23:03:00

Transparency Market Research report added "Contact Lenses Technologies Market - Global And China Forecast, Industry Share, Size, Growth And Industry Analysis 2010 - 2017" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/contact-lenses-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Contact Lenses are medical devices that are worn to improve vision. The major factors driving the contact lenses market are Aesthetics and Cosmetics. The...

2014-04-07 08:32:07

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, offers consultations for LASIK and refractive surgery to help patients determine the best treatments for their needs. LASIK and refractive surgery are excellent options for treating or correcting many common vision problems. About Dr. Ramin Rabbani, Optometrist Los Angeles Los Angeles eye exam expert, Dr. Rabbani, has extensive experience in the vision care field, providing optical exam and...


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2009-04-28 16:31:10

Professor Otto Wichterle is Czech inventor and chemist best known for pioneering a centrifugal casting method for the creation of contact lenses. Wichterle was born on October 27, 1913 in Prostejov which is in the Czech Republic. After graduating from high school, he chose to continue his education at the Chemical and Technological Faculty of the Czech Technical University and pursue a career in science. In 1939, Wichterle joined the research institute at Bata's works in Zlín where he...

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