[Video] Contact Lens Origins

By Anupum Pant

Did you know? The first contact lenses were something you wouldn’t want to wear – They were made of glass, covered the whole eye (yes, even the white part) and were as thick an average slice of bread! So, you couldn’t wear it for more than a couple of hours.

Adolf Fick, born in Germany began researching the contact spectacle in Zurich. He used rabbits and human corpses to conduct his studies.

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