Google Awarded Patent For Iris Scanning Contact Lens

Google just can’t get out of the optical biz. First Glass, which is slated for a relaunch in 2015. Next the collaboration for Smart Glucose Monitoring Contact lens in conjunction with Alcon  The latest is the patent of Contact Lenses the use the iris as a biometric fingerprint. Google wrote: “In one implementation, the contact […]

Anna Sui Colored Contact Lens Coming In April

Mondottica International has announced the launch of its Mondottica Vision platform for its Designer Contact Lens business.  The initial programme features the designer brand ANNA SUI whose colour contact lens collection features feminine, wearable designs for women of all ages. The ANNA SUI collections are available in a range of vibrant colours and unique motifs […]

Eyes Of The Future Using 3D Printed Contact Lens

3D printed anything is definitely a global trend. In the optical industry, 3D printed eyeglasses are already being made, the first 3D printed lenses are being developed and not 3D printed contact lenses. Princeton’s LED 3D printer has taken the next step beyond printing quantum dot LEDs: it has managed to integrate them with a […]

3D Contact Lens Coming Soon?

Here’s a hypothetical question: Would you rather have a head-up display on glasses or a contact lens? If you answered “contact lens”, the bad news is that you may be waiting some time. But the good news is that it just got a little more feasible, with the invention of the world’s first 3D printer […]

Four Frightening Ways Halloween Contact Lens Can Ruin Your Vision

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. , 2014- To avoid a real-life Halloween horror story – going blind because of a costume accessory – the American Academy of Ophthalmology is warning the public against wearing costume contact lenses purchased without a prescription. These illegally sold cosmetic lenses may not be sterile and can cause a host of serious […]

Contact Lenses Are Like Underwear Infographic

Funny but true info graphic on the importance of caring not only for your underwear. Not caring for your contact lenses can lead to nasty things like blindness and eye infections. Just like your underwear, replace as your eye doctor has told you to, don’t sleep in them and keep them squeaky clean, not swanky.

FDA Teams Up For Campaign Against Decorative Contact Lenses

Dixon is among a growing number of people nationwide who, while trying to be trendy, are unknowingly risking their eyes when they buy the illegal, non-prescription “circle” contact lenses. With the start of the school year come parties and Halloween—all reasons why teens and young adults may want a new look. Requests for decorative contact […]