Singapore institute creates photochromic contact lens

Take a look at the potential advancement of the contact lens in Singapore. Only time can tell if this is ready for mainstream use.
SINGAPORE, Nov.3 (Xinhua) — Singapore’s Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has created the “photochromic” contact lens that darkens under sunlight, local media reported on Tuesday.

According to local TV broadcaster Channel NewsAsia, the contact lens might look like any other ordinary lens but are able to change colour to protect eyes against harmful ultraviolet radiation and glare. The dyes within the nano structure of the lens are able to respond faster to light changes [READ FULL ARTICLE]

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~ by clearvisioneyecare on November 6, 2009.

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