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

ThatNerdUpNorth

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.

TheGoldenPathofLeto

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

SenorRock

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?

HandyAndy

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

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