Glasses of the future are coming! It seems as though we are not too far off from having 3D printed glasses available at your local optical shop. This is exciting technology for the optical world, because it means customer specific glasses fitted to their exact measurements. It's futuristic to think you can have glasses tailor made for your face shape right there in your local office.
In the article from Mivision titled Made to Order: Will 3D Printed Eyewear Take Over the Market? they state"“I think it’s not far away that a consumer will be able to order a frame shape and colour, have their head scanned and a 3D printer will be able to produce an individual frame which fits perfectly and the lenses as well… We are watching this very closely.” Similarly, Finola Carey, CEO of the Optical Distributors and Manufacturers Association (ODMA) said she was keen to monitor the evolution of 3D printing technology.""
At Super Optical, we are excited to see how this technology progresses. We will keep you updated! In the meantime read Mivision's full article at:
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