The GetLenses Team Blog

Infrared sensor linked to the development of night vision contact lenses

Infrared sensor linked to the development of night vision contact lenses

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 by +Emma Haskell

Researchers from the University of Michigan have created a super-thin infrared light sensor that could be used to create night vision contact lenses for soldiers. Read More

GetLenses’ team crosses the finish line in Sport Relief Games

GetLenses’ team crosses the finish line in Sport Relief Games

Thursday, 27 March 2014 by +Brendan O'Brien

The GetLenses' Belles complete a six mile run in aid of the Sainsbury's Sport Relief games on Sunday 23rd March in York. Read More

Can an iPad app really improve your eyesight?

Can an iPad app really improve your eyesight?

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 by +Michael Kraftman

New iPad app designed to improve eyesight shows positive results with American baseball university team, increasing visual acuity by 31%. Read More

GetLenses' team prepares to run for Sport Relief

GetLenses' team prepares to run for Sport Relief

Friday, 14 March 2014 by +Lindsey Robins

A team from GetLenses are preparing to run six miles in aid of Sport Relief this Spring. Read More

World’s first cataract surgery on falcon to take place

World’s first cataract surgery on falcon to take place

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 by +Emma Haskell

A lanner falcon will be the first in history to undergo cataract surgery in just two month's time. Read More

Exercise linked to the prevention of sight loss

Exercise linked to the prevention of sight loss

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 by +Brendan O'Brien

New research suggests that moderate exercise can help preserve nerve cells in the retina against the effects of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Read More

GetLenses' Eye Competition - Winner Announced

GetLenses' Eye Competition - Winner Announced

Monday, 17 February 2014 by +Lindsey Robins

We are pleased to announce the winner and runner up of the GetLenses' Eye Competition. Read More

GetLenses Acquires Vision Direct to strengthen European Position

GetLenses Acquires Vision Direct to strengthen European Position

Thursday, 13 February 2014 by +Emma Haskell

UK online contact lens retailer GetLenses.co.uk has announced that it has acquired Dutch online retailers Vision Direct and Lensbase. Read More

Braille contact lens could enable the blind to “see”

Braille contact lens could enable the blind to “see”

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 by +Michael Kraftman

A unique contact lens has been unveiled that works in a similar way to braille and could help the blind to translate the world around them more successfully. Read More

Smartphone app ‘PEEK’ used to test eyesight in schools across Kenya

Smartphone app ‘PEEK’ used to test eyesight in schools across Kenya

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 by +Brendan O'Brien

Eye Experts have created a unique smartphone app called 'PEEK' which can conduct a basic eye test. Read More

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