Apr 14, 2018

FDA approves contact lenses that shade the sun

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The lives of contact lens wearers just got a whole lot easier.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first that can act like sunglasses.

A special additive automatically darkens the lenses when exposed to bright light, while they become clear again in normal or dark lighting conditions.

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  • James on April 27, 2018 2:23 am

    J&J did it again. I’m a fan of Acuvue Oasys so I am really looking forward to these new lenses :)