x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Gold-flecked contact lenses raise eyebrows

Contact lenses with particles of real gold were on display at the Vision-X Dubai conference this week.

ArThe lenses were developed for the Middle East market by the South Korean manufacturer Inno-Vision.
ArThe lenses were developed for the Middle East market by the South Korean manufacturer Inno-Vision.

Contact lenses with particles of real gold were on display at the Vision-X Dubai conference this week. The lenses were developed for the Middle East market by the South Korean manufacturer Inno-Vision.

"We are launching it in Dubai first," said Lena Lee, the marketing manager for the company. "We've had a lot if interest from buyers across the region for these lenses and we hope to have them available here soon."

Available in a variety of designs, they are to cost between Dh264 and Dh367. Vision-X ended yesterday at Dubai World Trade Centre.

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