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57% of Irish people wear glasses or contact lenses.
NASA invented invisible braces, scratch resistant lenses, and much more.
Contact lenses were first proposed by Leonardo Da Vinci in 1508.
In 2014, a student in Taiwan went blind after keeping her contact lenses in for 6 months. A microscopic bug ate her eyeballs.
In 2017, British doctors found 27 lost contact lenses in a patient’s eye.
In 1998, Sony accidentally sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people’s clothes. These cameras had special lenses that use infrared light, which allowed you to see through some types of clothing.