Color blindness-correcting contact lenses: Researchers report infusing contact lenses with gold nanoparticles to create a safer way to see colors, inspired by a method used for centuries to produce “cranberry glass” because of the way they scatter light.

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If these lenses let colorblind people fly planes, that’d be great


As someone with red green colored blindness I’m not really sure what I’m missing out on but I’d like to try these out eventually.


Gold nanoparticles, I’m sure these will be affordable.


Physicists please correct me if I’m wrong, but I thought gold nanoparticles make rosy colors due to plasmonics, not “how they scatter light.” Maybe this was just an oversimplification?


What’s dangerous about how I’m looking at colors?!