TITLE

MAKING CONTACT

AUTHOR(S)
White, John
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Optometry Today;5/3/2013, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on a study and reports released by the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM) about the state of the contact lens market in Great Britain in 2012.
ACCESSION #
87647123

 

Related Articles

  • Therapeutic Contact Lenses: The Armamentarium. Foulks, Gary N. // Review of Ophthalmology;Apr2003, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p85 

    Focuses on therapeutic contact lenses in the United States. Available therapeutic contact lenses; Conditions most amenable to treatment; Decision-making process that permits optimal selection of a therapeutic contact lens for a specific patient.

  • Looking at contact lenses. Taibbi, Robert // Current Health 2;Mar1993, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p4 

    Presents facts about contact lenses. Hard plastic lenses; Soft lenses; Rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses; Special lenses such as toric, extended wear, disposable and tinted soft lenses; Choosing an eye specialist.

  • Brief contact.  // Current Health 2;Feb95, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p2 

    Reports on the market release of one-day contact lenses in the United States. Convenience of one-day contacts; Product tests in Omaha, Nebraska and Las Vegas, Nevada; Retail price.

  • Contacts for a day.  // Current Health 1;Feb95, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p2 

    Reports on the first disposable one-day contact lenses. Solution to problems of cleaning and disinfecting contacts; Test-marketing in Omaha, Neb. and Las Vegas, Nev.; Price range.

  • What you need to know about contact lenses.  // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug88, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p29 

    Discusses contact lenses; Background of development; How they work; Proper fitting and care; Hard lenses; Gas-permeable hard lenses; Soft lenses; Problems of overuse; Corneal vascularization and warpage; Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC); Sensitivity of solution; Corneal ulcer; Acanthamoeba...

  • Contact lens price fixing? Spencer, Peter L. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jan1993, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p38 

    Reports that a coalition of discount mail-order contact lens suppliers alleges that the three major lens makers have been purposefully restricting the supply of contact lenses to discounters. New policy announced by Vistakon, Bausch & Lomb and Ciba to stop supplying replacement contact lenses...

  • Taking care of contact lenses.  // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Jan1993, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p8 

    Presents a report from the May 15, 1992 issue of `Patient Care' which offers advice on how to take proper care of your contact lenses. Importance of cleaning hands before handling the lenses; Use of a daily cleaner to remove buildup of mucus, tear proteins and environmental pollutants;...

  • Are your contact lenses safe? Tolbert, M.; Lippman, R.E. // FDA Consumer;Apr87, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p16 

    Concerns about sight-threatening problems among contact lens users, especially extended-wear lenses, are explained: corneal ulcers and acanthamoeba. Problems stem from improper lens care. List of do's and don'ts for hard and soft lenses. INSET: caring for contact lenses; rigid gas-permeable...

  • Overnight contact lenses.  // Consumer Reports on Health;Feb93, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p18 

    Suggests that the safest way to use contact lenses is to take them out at bedtime and clean them overnight. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); Maximum wearing time; Increased risk of potentially blinding corneal infection; Both disposable and non-disposable extended-wear contact lens;...

  • The best contact lenses for you--and why. Gagliardi, N. // Redbook;Oct90, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p96 

    Gives advice on selecting, wearing, and caring for contact lenses. Warning signs of infection; Conditions that can afflict wearers; Pros and cons of all types of lenses; Preventing infections. INSET: The hottest trends (in contact lenses); The pros and cons (of....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics