Contact Lenses

Attractive forces slow down the formation of contact between deformable bodies underwater

Importance Understanding the mechanics of underwater contact between soft materials and hard surfaces is of paramount importance due to its ubiquity and practical relevance. From biological creatures climbing flooded surfaces and human figures clinging to damp surfaces to adhesives sealing an underwater wound, performance depends on water drainage to achieve …

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The wonder of contact lenses

Contact lenses have revolutionized the joy of vision over the past 70 years of optometry. They work on the same principles of light bending as eyeglasses, except that they are “in contact” with the surface of your eye. Over 150 million people around the world appreciate the convenience and versatility …

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Experts address dangers of improper contact lens substitution in new contact lenses and prior eye paper

A recently published review article discusses the dangers and consequences of inappropriate soft contact lens substitution by consumers and resellers, providing an objective and evidence-based perspective on a globally proliferating problem. Not all soft contact lenses are created equal (Efron N, et al .; doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2021.101155) is now in press by …

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Ophthalmologists see an increase in appointments

ROCHESTER, NY – With the kids back to school, some eye doctors say they’re seeing more families coming in for appointments. Fatima Al Ridha is a fifth grader who has recently started wearing contact lenses. She struggled with her vision for most of her life. “When I wore glasses before …

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SynergEyes iD lands in the UK

The new contact lenses are designed to the wearer’s measurements and feature a multifocal element supported by an EDOF design from the Brien Holden Vision Institute Positive Impact announced the UK launch of SynergEyes iD, which uses a tailored approach for what the company has described as “the next generation …

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Ethan Riley scores twice to propel Lacey past Point Boro

PLEASANT POINT BORO –Lacey’s senior captain Kody Besser could barely see Thursday afternoon, so try to play his usual center-back position for the Lacey boys’ soccer team in a huge Class B South Shore game Conference at Point Pleasant Boro was basically a non-runner. Still, with Lacey chasing his Premier …

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