Ever Wondered How Prosthetic Eyes Are Made? Well, Watch and Learn…

By: | June 27th, 2015


Unfortunately, some people lose an eye or eyes whether it be from a disease or accident, and these events happen on a regular basis. But have you ever wondered where these people go to get prosthetic eyes made?

A small, extremely talented team at Moorfields Eye Hospital helps people in need by creating around 1,400 customized, detailed prosthetics each year.

Because many of the prosthetic eyes they make are used to completely replace a real eye, the craftsmanship, artistry, and modern materials are unmatched.

In the video below, ocularist David Carpenter talks us through the entire process of developing a single prosthetic eye, an intriguing video that gives you insight into a rather obscure practice.

Marshall Smith

Technology, engineering, and design enthusiast.

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