World Contact Lenses Market Will Grow at CAGR Of 3.4%, Expected to Reach 1,132 Million Units from 2014 to 2020: Grand …

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Expanding user base coupled with aging population is expected to drive market growth over the next six years.

San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014

The global market for contact lenses is

Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12121542.htm

CHINAGRANDPHARM (00512.HK) buys contact lens biz

CHINAGRANDPHARM (00512.HK)  +0.050 (+3.205%)     announced GP had purchased 55% equity interest in Shanghai Weicon Optical Co., Ltd. at a total consideration of USD68.75 million. Shanghai Weicon engages in the production of contact lens and solutions.

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Card cheat who used invisible ink, special contact lenses is banned from Connecticut casinos

A New Jersey man who marked cards with invisible ink that he could see with special contact lenses has been banned from Connecticut’s casinos.

Bruce Koloshi, of Summit, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Wednesday to the 10 months he served since his arrest last September at Mohegan Sun.

Prosecutors say the 55-year-old Koloshi has cheating convictions in Nevada, Iowa and Illinois and is facing charges in Louisiana.

The Day of New London (http://bit.ly/1qtrCrv ) reports he was taken into custody at a poker table after a surveillance operator notified police that he was “clearly marking the

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/08/21/card-cheat-who-used-invisible-ink-special-contact-lenses-is-banned-from/

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/

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