When was the first contact lens invented?

Answer According to, Leonardo da Vinci is credited with first sketching and describing the idea of contact lenses. However, English astronomer Sir John Herschel came up with the idea of maki... Read More »

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When were the first contact lenses invented?

Although Leonardo da Vinci first thought of the idea of corrective lenses worn directly on the eye in 1508, contact lenses were not actually produced then. Glassblower F.A. Muller produced the firs... Read More »

I accidentally used hydrogen peroxide cleaner for contact lenses on my contact lens. Did it ruin my lens?

It is a little unclear what happened, it sounds like you used peroxide contact cleaner for re-wetting solution or something like that. This stuff is made to clean contacts, how could it ruin them, ... Read More »

How Does a Soft Contact Lens Differ From a Normal Contact Lens?

The Geo Metro was in production for just less than 20 years. But when owning one, it's possible you'll experience a blown fuse at one time or another. Replace the blown fuse with a new one on your ... Read More »

What's normal for a first-time contact lens wearer?

When you first get contacts, you may experience some blurring and dryness. This is mostly because your eyes are still getting adjusted to wearing contacts. The adjustment period can take up to 2 we... Read More »