Craft & Design
How artificial eyes are made


Artificial eyes are amazing! In this How it’s Made video, the creator uses takes an alginate impression of a patient’s eye and then refines and casts it in acrylic, affixing a hand-painted iris. They even use silk threads to give the look of blood vessels. The video’s a little gross, but completely fascinating.



Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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