Fast-forward to 2018, and at $15,000 a pair, the contacts have been nothing short of a global sensation since their launch. Available in white gold or yellow gold, with the bonus option of having up to 18 diamonds added to the pair, the contacts are safe to wear daily, but have a mere 1-year shelf life. In total, less than 4,000 lenses will be made, with half of those already on order. Profits from each sale will help fund the treatment of people suffering from Stevens Johnson Syndrome; ShekharEye.com.
Around the world, Jackson Health System is known for saving lives. At the new, state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, they go even further: They give patients their lives back.
As we all experienced the most unprecedented year in modern history, the resilient young professionals you’re about to meet withstood all the challenges that came with the pandemic, and stepped up to the plate like never before to hit the professional homeruns of their lives while inspiring the next generation to dream big and reach for the stars.