August Müller (1864 – 1949), born in Mönchengladbach, was a medical student at the University of Kiel, Germany, and a pioneer in the manufacture of contact lenses. In 1889, he presented at the university his doctoral thesis titled Eyeglasses and corneal lenses in which he described his efforts to grind scleral lenses from blown glass. Refinements in his process led him to be able to correct his own severe -14 dioptre myopia to within 0.50 D.
Müller's compatriot Adolf Fick had published his work on contact lenses earlier in 1887, but his lenses were heavy and could only be worn for short periods. Müller's lenses were lighter and shaped to match the curved contour of the cornea. He suggested that the lens would remain in place on the cornea due to capillary action lubricated by the...
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Police: More than $9,000 in eyeglasses stolen from Burlington business BURLINGTON — Police are looking to identify two people accused of stealing 55 pair of eyeglasses with a value of more than $9,000, according to a Burlington police news release. Police said the unidentified alleged suspects stole the glasses from ... [...]
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While most Hongkongers consciously avoid using plastic bags, at least two in three still use disposable utensils and straws when eating out, adding to the massive amount of plastic waste dumped in landfills daily, environmental group Greenpeace said.Its recent poll of 1,000 Hong Kong residents between the ages of 15 and 50 found that 66 per cent used plastic utensils and 68 per cent used straws when dining out.However, 80 per cent of respondents said they did not use any plastic bags when...
If you’ve waited until now to get your solar eclipse glasses, you’re in trouble.The retail chains selling safe eclipse viewers have largely sold out. And the big event is only three days away.“You’re probably my 50th call today,” a saleswoman at the Kroger Marketplace in Mansfield said. “We sold out yesterday. Somebody from the school came in and bought ’em. About 200.”Employees at Best Buy and Walmart told a similar story.“That’s really all that people have been calling about all day,” the...
With the solar eclipse less than a month away, eclipse viewing glasses are in high demand among people hoping to get a glimpse of the rare event. But NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, warns that many eclipse viewing glasses on the market may be unsafe.Many glasses may not have lenses that are certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), meaning their lenses may not provide adequate protection from looking directly at the sun, according to...