Imagine a spy movie wherein the spy uses a contact lens filled with telescopic vision or enables the wearer to have x-ray vision. Stuff like this can only happen in science fiction movies but with the advances in technology, this scenario could soon be a possibility. Researchers at the University of Washington have created a contact lens filled with circuitry and LEDs.
Unlike your ordinary acuvue oasys contact lenses, the bionic contact lens would do more than just make your vision 20/20. There are many potential uses for this bionic contact lens, avid video games fan would find it especially useful for projecting their video games, pilots could use it for virtual displays and soldiers could use this for telescopic vision.
Of course, it could be years away for this bionic contact lens to be tested on humans so until then, let’s just be content with our ordinary contact lens and think up of more uses for the bionic contacts.