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Prototype contact lenses use blinking movement to change focus

29-Jul-2019

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Prototype contact lens can change focus to the blinking movement of the eye.

Automatically switch between focusing on near or far objects by detecting the wearer’s eye movements.

Consists of a polymer lens that mimics the human eye,

Detects the Electrooculographic signals generated by the human eye.

Scientists need to integrate all of the electronics into the lens themselves.

Research by University of California San Diego, published in the journal Advanced Functional Materials.

One step closer to futuristic contact lenses from sci-fi movies

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Scientific journal covering materials science.