Do you flush your contact lenses down the loo?


With so much talk at the moment about plastic pollution, here’s one small way in which the vision impaired community can help. We can stop flushing our used contact lenses down the loo! In a BBC article this week, Environment Correspondent, Matt McGrath, explains how discarded disposable contact lenses can end up as plastic waste … Continue reading Do you flush your contact lenses down the loo?

Soft contact lenses may improve vision in adults with CIN


A pilot randomised study, led by Maria Theodorou FRCOphth, PhD at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, funded by the Nystagmus Network/Fight for Sight, Moorfields Eye Hospital Special Trustees and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has shown that wearing soft contact lenses may help people with CIN see a little better. The purpose of the study … Continue reading Soft contact lenses may improve vision in adults with CIN