Research and Markets: Contact Lenses and Solutions Markets Report 2014

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mzb7mx/contact_lenses) has announced the addition of the “Contact Lenses and Solutions – Global Strategic Business Report” report to their offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Contact Lenses

Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/research-markets-contact-lenses-solutions-173200052.html

Contact lenses in the pool?

 

If you are one of the 30 million Americans who wear contact lenses, swimming this summer may come with an added risk.

We recently received this question from a viewer:

Dear Dr. Manny,
Is it safe to wear contacts in the pool? Can I get an infection?
Thanks,
Rob

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends not wearing contact lenses in any kind of water.

Because contact lenses are porous, they can absorb bacteria and chemicals found in the water, which can lead to infections, irritation and potentially sight-threatening conditions.

While pools do not harbor as many microorganisms

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/08/17/is-it-safe-to-wear-contact-lenses-in-pool/

Contact lens discounter tells Congress that price floors will hurt consumers

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – An executive at 1-800 CONTACTS told Congress on Wednesday that decisions by three of the four top U.S. contact lens makers to set price minimums for some products would push up the prices of the medical devices. Alcon, owned by Novartis AG ; Bausch Lomb, owned by [...]

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Contact-lens prices rising

This post comes from Krystal Steinmetz at partner site Money Talks News.   Shopping around to find a good deal on contact lenses is a thing of the past, for some lenses anyway. Three of the top four contact manufacturers have set price minimums for some of their lenses, a controversial move that prevents discounts for [...]

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Like Cheap Contact Lenses? Then You Won’t Like This

Shopping around to find a good deal on contact lenses is a thing of the past, for some lenses anyway, Three of the top four contact manufacturers have set price minimums for some of their lenses, a controversial move that prevents discounts for consumers. According to Consumer Reports: We’ve noticed that three of the top [...]

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