3D printing looks promising for prosthetic-eye production

Fripp Design’s 3D-printed eyes come in many colors.

(Credit: Fripp Design)

We’ve seen how 3D printing can help those who need fingers or limbs, even duck appendages.

UK-based Fripp Design has been working on 3D-printed prosthetic eyes, whose production time and cost are greatly reduced when compared with traditional manufacturing methods.

In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, Fripp Design has developed batch production that turns out up to 150 artificial eyes per hour, making them far cheaper than handmade versions.

So-called glass eyes are usually made of special glass or acrylic and then meticulously hand-painted to match the user’s other eye.

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