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Contact lenses are explicitly designed optical devices that can be worn directly on the cornea of the eye. People with poor eyesight wear contact lenses, which helps to refocus oncoming light rays on the retina to achieve a clear vision. Contact lenses increase or decrease the focusing potential of the cornea, and thereby directly project light onto the retina and aid in treating refractive errors.
Faster Identification of Bacterial Infections Using Raman Spectroscopy Could Save Lives

Faster Identification of Bacterial Infections Using Raman Spectroscopy Could Save Lives

Rutgers expert offers advice to avoid risks of Halloween poisoning and allergic reactions

Rutgers expert offers advice to avoid risks of Halloween poisoning and allergic reactions

AAO highlights dangers of wearing illegal costume contact lenses

AAO highlights dangers of wearing illegal costume contact lenses

Combination approach to slowing myopia in children shows promise

Combination approach to slowing myopia in children shows promise

Popular eyelash treatments linked to rise in eye infections and emergency procedures

Popular eyelash treatments linked to rise in eye infections and emergency procedures

AR glasses could help improve quality of life for low vision patients

AR glasses could help improve quality of life for low vision patients

New blinking eye-on-a-chip can be used for disease modeling and drug testing

New blinking eye-on-a-chip can be used for disease modeling and drug testing

Fight for Sight poll: Brits put their eyesight at risk through unsafe contact lens habits

Fight for Sight poll: Brits put their eyesight at risk through unsafe contact lens habits

Researchers conclude that EnChroma's glasses do not improve results of color-blind participants

Researchers conclude that EnChroma's glasses do not improve results of color-blind participants

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

ZwickRoell appoints Michael Goehring as Medical and Pharmaceutical Industry Manager

ZwickRoell appoints Michael Goehring as Medical and Pharmaceutical Industry Manager

Researchers receive grants to study genetics of contact-lens wearers with and without MK

Researchers receive grants to study genetics of contact-lens wearers with and without MK

Fight for Sight funds research to investigate causes of keratoconus

Fight for Sight funds research to investigate causes of keratoconus

Even napping in contact lenses could lead to serious infection

Even napping in contact lenses could lead to serious infection

Novel approach could provide painless, efficient alternative for treating eye diseases

Novel approach could provide painless, efficient alternative for treating eye diseases

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Silver nanoparticles coated with anti-seizure drugs can kill brain-eating amoebae

Silver nanoparticles coated with anti-seizure drugs can kill brain-eating amoebae

Color-changing contact lens could help doctors to monitor eye disease medications

Color-changing contact lens could help doctors to monitor eye disease medications

Everything You Need to Know About Contact Lenses

Everything You Need to Know About Contact Lenses