Scientists create contact lenses that zoom on command

Close-up of a contact lens on a womans finger

Blink twice to get a closer look.

Nosebleed seats may soon be a thing of the past. Scientists at the University of California San Diego have created a prototype contact lens that is controlled by the eye’s movements. Wearers can make the lenses zoom in or out by simply blinking twice. A paper detailing the team’s findings was published this month in Advanced Functional Materials.

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New telescopic contact lenses can zoom 3X

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Eric Tremblay from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology unveiled the new visual aids last Friday at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in California.  The first of its kind and innovative new vision-enhancing system, includes a set of telescopic lenses and smart glasses that can distinguish between blinks and winks so that the user can easily flick between zoomed and normal vision. Continue reading… “New telescopic contact lenses can zoom 3X”

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