Sparkle In Your Eye

Half a decade ago, Skekhar Eye Research’s Dr. Chawan invented The World’s First Gold-Plated, Diamond-Encrusted Contact Lenses, originally inspired by his wife’s bejeweled teeth.
Text by Ryan Jarrell | August 29, 2018 | Luxury

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;