New Contact Lenses Zoom With a Wink of an Eye

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SAN JOSE, CA – Optometrists at the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences in San Jose, were treated to a first look at new high-tech contact lens with a very special feature. It gives a wearer the ability to zoom in to objects, with just a wink of an eye. Now, that sounds like some crazy 1970s sci-fi stuff! But this new lens isn’t for the Six Million Dollar Man. It was developed by Swiss scientists who hope their telescopic contact lens can help the nearly 300 million people worldwide with impaired vision. Here’s how they work.