• How contact lenses are made for movies and TV shows

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Actors wear contacts to change their color pigment, to look older, create imperfections, or even transform into another species.
    The art of designing and manufacturing movie contact lenses has long been a closely-guarded secret.
    We spoke to Sinead Sweeney, one of the directors of Eyeworks for Film, about how they manufacture contact lenses for the movie industry.
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    Beverly Hills optometrist Reuben Greenspoon is credited with first using lenses to augment a character's appearance. Greenspoon was tasked with changing an actor's eyes from natural brown...
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