The History of the Artificial Eye

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The history of the artificial eye, from antiquity to the present, is described. Around the beginning of the nineteenth century, glass eyes replaced the earlier metal ones—not always well tolerated. In 1836, cryolite glass was used instead of lead glass; to this day it remains the lightest and most desirable substance for making artificial eyes.

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