December 2015

Eyes on Our Future is a College campaign to make parents and carers aware of children’s eye health. Most children have excellent sight and do not need to wear glasses. Some children may have vision screening done at school (between the ages of four and five). However,...

Adidas took the new eyewear running collection to London's Parliament Hill where they were put through their paces by the UK's leading running and fitness bloggers! Click to watch the video Combining style with function, the frames are fantastic for every-day use and an active lifestyle. A...

The College's Clinical Adviser, Dr Susan Blakeney FCOptom, talked to Good Morning Britain (GMB) about the dangers of applying make-up while on public transport. Using make-up on the go is not a good idea - not only are there hygiene implications, but any sudden jolt...

Do you have Presbyopia? Lately you may have noticed a change in your vision. Maybe you are having trouble reading that dinner menu, seeing in dim light is more difficult, and even small print is getting tougher to make out. But don’t worry; this is common...

Could a 3D Printer Make a Human Eye? A design company named MHOX says yes. In fact, the company estimates its EYE 3D bioprinted sight augmentation products, called Eye Heal, Eye Enhance and Eye Advance, will be on the market in 2027. MHOX says that it's possible...

Night time contact lenses stop children becoming short-sighted Children could be cured of short-sightedness by wearing contact lenses at night which reshape their eyes to prevent them ever needing glasses, a study has shown. Trials involving more than 300 children showed that the lenses can stop...

Lazy eye is also known as Amblyopia. Lazy eye is an early childhood condition where a child's eyesight in one eye does not develop as it should. The problem is usually in just one eye, but can sometimes affect both of them. When a patient has...