18 Apr '11, 11pm

The Nielsen Company: Out of 500 Singaporean women, 83% don't practise correct lens-handling regime. Do you? #cibavision

HAVING been a frequent contact lens user for the past 15 years, I've had my fair share of eye-related problems associated with regular lens wear. More often than not, vanity overrides good sense, and problems such as dry eyes, eye irritation and eye infections would not deter me from putting on my contact lenses. Likewise, it appears that vanity - in the form of eye beauty products - is one of the main reasons why female contact lens wearers suffer eye problems, according to a recent survey. Conducted by The Nielsen Company on more than 500 Singapore women who wear contact lens, the survey found that 90 per cent of them suffer eye problems such as irritation, discomfort or blurred vision due to their lenses coming into contact with eye beauty products. These products include mascara, eyeliner, eye shadow and make-up cleansers. Of the women surveyed, 83 per cent do not prac...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Health/EDC110419-0000310/Is-yo...

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straitstimes.com 19 Apr '11, 12am

SIX in 10 Singaporean women who wear contact lenses have suffered eye irritation and discomfort after accidentally getting...