Student to commercialize anti-epilepsy contact lenses using 3D printing

Student to commercialize anti-epilepsy contact lenses using 3D printing

New Zealand student Logan Williams has invented a set of 3D printed “Polar Optics” contact lenses that have the potential to protect sufferers of photosensitive epilepsy from seizures. Williams, who is an MSc applied psychology student from the University of Canterbury , was inspired to create the Polar Optics lenses after learning about the adverse side-effects of epilepsy medication on a friend, and will now work to make his invention commercially available. Polar Optics are concave medical-grade polarised contact lenses that refract the light entering the eye and dampen its intensity. The light waves are departmentalized, curbing their effect […]

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