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Apple Supplier, Largan, Confirms 3D-Sensing Lenses Shipments Begin This Year

VN:F [1.9.16_1159]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)Apple has a variety of different suppliers out there in the world, providing crucial components that make up the iPhone (and other Apple products).With a variety of moving parts, it’s a high possibility that certain aspects of a still-unannounced handset might find their way into the real world ahead of that big unveiling. In the case of Largan Precision, as reported by Nikkei, we may have received confirmation that the upcoming,...

You Asked: What Type of Contact Lenses Should I Wear?

If you’re used to keeping a pair of contacts for two weeks or a month, the concept of daily disposable contacts can seem almost profligate—like throwing away your underwear at night and unwrapping a new pair in the morning.It’s true that in most cases, daily disposables are more expensive. Even factoring in the money you’d save on contact cleaning solution, you’re probably going to pay more for dailies than you would for longer-use contacts. Some are two to three times more expensive than...

Soft contact lenses safe for kids and teens, review finds

WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 -- Soft contact lenses are as safe for children and teens as they are for adults, a new review finds."In the past decade, there has been increasing interest in fitting children with contact lenses," said review author Mark Bullimore, an adjunct professor at the University of Houston College of Optometry.He reviewed nine studies that included 7- to 19-year-olds who use soft contact lenses, to gauge the risk of corneal inflammation and infection. Called "corneal...