Wednesday, September 24, 2014

History of Contact Lenses and Much More

"He would dab on a bit of cocaine to anesthetize his eyes first. Then, to prevent air getting in, Müller would insert the lenses with his eyes under water. And they would help his myopia … for about half an hour. Wearing them much longer was intolerable." That's the beginning of a Scientific American blog post about the history of contact lenses and the resulting infections. Read more.

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