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Today, there are estimated to be 125 million global wearers of contact lenses in a sector that’s worth nearly US$15 billion. Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is a major player in supplying the machinery that produces the moulds that make the contact lenses. more

Jun 22, 2017 10:45 AM News

Halloween revellers may be at risk of using cosmetic contact lenses as part of their fancy dress costumes, a top eye surgeon has warned, The Association of Optometrists reports. more

Oct 31, 2016 1:55 PM News

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved the marketing of a contact lens device that can help in the treatment of optic nerve damage more

Mar 25, 2016 10:10 AM News

We have put together a list of our top 5 devices that you won’t believe are real. These are the devices we think have broken the barrier between sci-fi and reality more

Jul 28, 2015 4:02 PM Devices

Oxygen transmissability to the open eye

Source: Bausch & Lomb.

Development of contact lens materials has accelerated in the last century since the advent of the original glass shell lenses. Sean Lyons of Bausch & Lomb looks at some of the latest advances. more

May 28, 2013 4:15 PM Devices

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