Articles from September 2010



Oxygen transmission rate of contact lenses

Oxygen transmission rate of contact lenses

Oxygen transmission rate of contact lenses

One of the most important characteristics of contact lenses, affecting the safety of wearing them is the transmission rate of oxygen to the cornea (Dk / t). Today in the optical market availability of advanced silicone hydrogel lenses, which have a high value of Dk / t and do not cause any discomfort when wearing.In particular, such lenses is an updated version of the first commercially available silicone hydrogel lenses Pure Vision company Bausch + Lomb, which is essentially a new silicone hydrogel lenses with the same title.Pure Vision lenses have high oxygen transmission rate – 110 Barrer / cm. With aspherical design of the front surface of the new lenses Pure Vision practically eliminate spherical aberration, thereby improving the quality of vision. The lens also has become much more comfortable – due to the improved smoothness of the surface and a lower modulus of elasticity, which decreased by 28%. (more…)

On the safety lenses More

On the safety lenses More

On the safety lenses More

Yet the absence of injury – this is not all that includes the issue safe wearing contact lenses.Moreover, the likelihood of injury is not as crucial in assessing the health safety, the likelihood of complications and diseases that could result from this type of vision correction, which may be due to low transmission of oxygen to the cornea,lack of stability to the sediments and the low wettability of the lens surface.In order to assess the following factors associated with safe wearing of contact lenses, imagine this situation: the family is sent in the evening in a car for shopping or at dusk returning home after the weekend, a nice outdoors.And here an important role in whether contact lenses are safe for family members in this situation, play their optical characteristics and design of which depend on the degree of visual acuity, for example, that a family member who has a car, at any time of day and night, in any light. (more…)

Convenience, practicality and safety of contact lenses

Convenience, practicality and safety of contact lenses

Convenience, practicality and safety of contact lenses

Family well-being is made up of many factors, such as a complete communication, wholesome common recreation, reasonable care for the health of all family members.With all of this plays an important role good vision and, hence, in many cases – and the selection method of vision correction, which would allow children and their parents to see life in vivid colors, not limited to members of the family in the selection of joint leisure and, of course, is not represented threats to their health.It is optimal in these respects are contact lenses? Can the whole family to choose them as a safe and convenient means of vision correction? Let’s see.
Make a choice in favor of contact lenses family may, for example, from aesthetic considerations.Adults may be for one reason or another do not want to wear glasses – perhaps they think that their old glasses or undesirable effect on their image in the eyes of friends and colleagues. (more…)

Charlize Theron in Dior sunglasses

Charlize Theron in Dior sunglasses

Charlize Theron in Dior sunglasses

New sunglasses brand Dior square in the style of “The Aviator” are a perfect balance of bold silhouettes and femininity. Solid form of sunglasses emphasizes the rubber strip on the front of the rim, which contrasts with the bar between the apertures of lenses and temples. Surrounded by tiny cogs logo «Dior» adorns the temporal part of the ear hook, and a small plate with the engraved pattern of corporate brand «cannage» located on the inner side of the ear hook tip. Sunglasses brand Dior, who is an actress Charlize Theron model already are stars such as actress Charlize Theron, has accessory and expression of style; Glasses are available in six color combinations: palladium black mirrored lens, black and gray lenses, gold with beige and gold mirrored lenses, copper with a dark purple and brown lenses, palladium, with the orange and brown lenses gold with blue and gold mirrored lenses.

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Infinit represents Sunglasses Play

Infinit represents Sunglasses Play

Infinit represents Sunglasses Play

Company Infinit Eyewear proposed a new ad of his collection of sunglasses Play as an invitation to the game: the opportunity to relax and share a pleasant unforgettable moments with good friends in glasses trademark Infinit. Why is the game – Play? While playing ping-pong is a leitmotif of the campaign, the brand Play also invites to play with colors, textures and accessories. For every moment you can choose your model. Playing with sunglasses, you can create different outfits. New collection Infinit spring-summer 2011 has been established taking into account such different styles as “Aviator”, an unforgettable JFK, risky californian, and it presents a large size sunglasses for women. Join the game.

Contact lenses style Lady GaGa dangerous to the eyes

Contact lenses style Lady GaGa dangerous to the eyes

Contact lenses style Lady GaGa dangerous to the eyes

American teenagers have become active wear such contact lenses, shortly after the clip Bad Romance. In this clip, the singer’s eyes huge and bright through special lenses.Immediately after entering the clip manufacturers of contact lenses from Asia thrown into the market their products – a lens with a magnifying effect. Such lenses are classified as scleral. They hide part of the protein shell of the eye (sclera). Because of this pupil of the eye looks noticeably bigger.The lenses were not approved of the federal agency the U.S. health care. Therefore, their sale in the United States is illegal. But admirers of Lady GaGa buy Scleral lenses over the Internet. (more…)

Eyeglasses and sunglasses Ana Hickmann: a collection of unusual points Duo Fashion

Eyeglasses and sunglasses Ana Hickmann: a collection of unusual points Duo Fashion

Eyeglasses and sunglasses Ana Hickmann: a collection of unusual points Duo Fashion

One of the most successful brands in the optical market of women’s frames and sunglasses Ana Hickmann (company GO EYEWEAR) represents an unusual new collection Fall / Winter 2010. Models from the collection Duo Fashion designed with a view to make life easier for the modern woman. The idea of the collection lies in the fact that one and the same thing, in particular frame may look this way and that way. Models DUO FASHION, made from cellulose acetate, have the following features: Temples (from the outside are the same color as the inside of another) can be rotated, turning out that one side or the other.Due to this the owner of such glasses can flick of the wrist to change the color of ear hook, choosing the most suitable for a given situation. Thus, frames DUO – a frame with a double look! (more…)

Astigmatism sport and recreation is not a hindrance

Astigmatism sport and recreation is not a hindrance

Astigmatism sport and recreation is not a hindrance

Those who come to the doctor or optometrist to pick up contact lenses, often in need of correction, not only of myopia and hyperopia, and astigmatism of one or both eyes.On the need for correction of astigmatism, toric contact lenses are a strong reminder to all in the specialized literature. And gradually, physicians are beginning to apply them in their practice.According to recent research conducted by the journal Contact Lens Spectrum, in 2009, the number of rebounds toric lenses was 10% of the total selection of contact lenses worldwide.In the optical market specialists is available a lot of toric contact lenses that can provide patients with astigmatism greater opportunities for choice of leisure and sports hobbies.Some of them – Toric biocompatible contact lenses Proclear Toric monthly replacement company Cooper Vision.The production of these lenses uses a unique PC technology that allows linking of hydrogel polymer with phosphorylcholine, which provides the perfect eyes moistening, and superior comfort even in the dry atmosphere and constant eyestrain.  (more…)

“Transient” – an excellent option for sports and recreation

"Transient" - an excellent option for sports and recreation

"Transient" - an excellent option for sports and recreation

User-day contact lenses do not have to spend time paying attention to the care of lenses, and he has absolutely no reason for concern about the lipid and protein deposits on their surface.If you use contact lenses of any other modes of wear should be thinking about effective methods of disinfection of lenses, such as after swimming in a closed or open water.In addition, you must remember to remove from their surface sediments, which otherwise may lead to discomfort, deterioration of optical characteristics of lenses and other problems. And with a one-day lenses, everything is much simpler: removed the old couple, say, after swimming, put on a new – and no worries!Currently, almost all the leading manufacturers of contact lenses produce a one-day lenses, and those users who choose them, do not deprive themselves of any benefits of planned replacement lenses. In the one-day lenses today embodies the most advanced in contact correction of vision.This is easily seen with specific examples. Not long ago, the company Johnson & Johnson Vision Care released the world’s first silicone hydro-gel contact lenses daily replacement of a-Day Acuvue TruEye, which has developed a unique technology Hydraclear 1possible to introduce a greater volume of moisturising component in the structure of the lens material to create an ultra-smooth and wet contact lenses. (more…)

Suitable lenses exist for all!

Suitable lenses exist for all!

Suitable lenses exist for all!

In a previous article we looked at three main arguments, to suggest that the optical means of correcting vision contact lenses – the most acceptable solution for those who are active leisure and sports prefer passive forms of recreation. However, among these supporters healthy lifestyle as there are people with myopia and hyperopia with. In addition, many of them are in need of correction of astigmatism, and upon reaching 40 years, comes the need and the correction of presbyopia. Can I meet the visual needs of all of these patients with contact lenses? Of course, the answer is positive, because available today on the market, the optical range of contact lenses offers great opportunities for the correction of patients with any type of refractive error. (more…)