Leonardo Da Vinci is credited with first introducing the idea for the contact lens. Yet even he would find it hard to believe how far his concept has come today. In 2011, the worldwide contact lens market was valued at $6.8billion, with indications that this is set to rise by the end of 2012.
With the range of lenses now available, popular internet sites such as LensWay are offering lens wearers a whole host of solutions for their vision needs, from sight correction to treating cornea problems. However, in recent years contact lenses have been used for a surprising range of reasons.