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Fantastic video of Ocularist Kim Erickson, he creates custom artificial eyes for people who have lost an eye to disease or injury. – [via] Link & more.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. Fredex says:

    Keeo in mind that artificial eyes have no functionality. Do be careful in the shop.

  2. fstedie says:

    No functionality? really? I thought they were bionic eyes that allowed you to see in the dark and stuff….

    Really, I hope you don’t think that people here are that stupid…

    Anyway, the guy is a true artist, amazing stuff…

  3. hex4def6 says:

    Errrk. 1:15 on the video is disturbing. You have been warned..

  4. SpeedDevilKings says:

    fstedie, I think Fredex’s point is that even though the artificial eyes are very lifelike and the maker is a master, they are no substitute for the real thing, hence the “Do be careful in the shop.” Have you read the tag at the top of the page? “Void your warranty, violate a user agreement, fry a circuit, blow a fuse, poke an eye out… Welcome to the Make Blog!

  5. durin says:

    Does he make Nexus 6 eyes?