Lydia Ko eyes big goals in 2015 after switch to contact lenses

BEFORE AND AFTER: Kiwi golf star Lydia Ko will wear contact lenses rather than glasses as she looks to fine-tune her game this year.

New Zealand golf sensation Lydia Ko believes switching to contact lenses can help her game and says she is feeling refreshed and ready for the start of the new LPGA season in Florida on Thursday.

The 17-year-old world No 2 ditched her trademark glasses for contact lenses in the offseason, revealing a new look that took the golfing world by surprise a few weeks ago.

She believes there could be a performance boost by the move, particularly in


Fight over contact lens pricing heads to Oregon Legislature

An Internet firm that sells contact lenses is trying to persuade Oregon legislators to stop manufacturers from setting a minimum price on their products.

The Internet firm 1-800 Contacts says a new pricing strategy by major contact lens manufacturers is driving up prices to consumers.

In recent weeks, the Utah-based firm has distributed $24,000 in political contributions to 19 Oregon legislators as part of a lobbying effort to change the law in about a dozen states and force the manufacturers to reverse course.

Johnson Johnson, the largest contact lens maker in the country, argues that the new pricing strategy lowers costs


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GetLenses has rebranded as Vision Direct, and is now Europe’s largest online supplier of contact lenses.

GetLenses is now Vision Direct, Europe’s largest online contact lens supplier We are proud to announce that GetLenses is now Vision Direct; Europe’s largest and most trusted online supplierSource:

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12.22.14 — Researchers 3D Print LED Into Contact Lens

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