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Magnetic glasses

Stop them from slipping down your nose
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To stop the annoying slipping of the glasses, one could make two inserts under the nose skin with some magnetic material. The glasses would also have magnetic material in those pieces that have contact with the nose (is there a special name for those?). The inserts would be convenientely placed so that the glasses would maintain an optimal distance from the eyes.

And don't forget, a magnet-in-your-head a day, makes the psichiatrist go away (see saker's link)

PauloSargaco, Mar 18 2004

Unexpected Effects of Magnetism on the Brain http://www.usnews.c...40216/16bipolar.htm
Interesting article. [saker, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

Similar http://www.halfbake...etical_20Spectacles
[AO, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       ..and get some more put in your forehead so you can attach flip-down sunglasses too..   

       likey..for some strange reason.
squeak, Mar 18 2004

       Real idea. But I doubt many people will want to put some magnetic material to their bodies. And this is not really a big problem today, as there are contact lenses which do not 'slip'. Anyway it sounds like a witty idea for me :-). Haha. Fun.
Inyuki, Mar 18 2004

       I wear glasses but wouldn't wear contacts. Could these be designed so that the 2 nose pads attracted each other, negating the need for the implants? Would almost constant magnetism through the nose be safe?
saker, Mar 18 2004

       <waves hand> Sign me up! </wh> +
Letsbuildafort, Mar 18 2004

       [saker] hmmm, let me see...I'm really no expert, so this is just an opinion, but I think that the magnetic force would have to be much stronger if you wanted it to work effectively with the nose as a barrier.   

       And I'm not sure on how healthy the smaller magnets (in my original idea) would be, especially that near the brain. Maybe someone else has an opinion on this
PauloSargaco, Mar 18 2004

       [Inyuki] So far the two different eye doctors (this must sound like Bush talking) told me that contacts are not fit/best solution for my case, so I guess many mone people can't wear them.
PauloSargaco, Mar 18 2004

saker, Mar 18 2004

       [saker] thanks for the link. It makes a good case in favour of my idea :-)
PauloSargaco, Mar 18 2004

       Seems very implausible. You'd need quite big magnets to stop them slipping (oily skin is rather slippy). Far more reliable to just drill holes into your nose and attach hooks or some kind of ridge. Or use eyebrow rings (didn't someone post that here?)
kropotkin, Mar 18 2004

       Wouldn't it be kinda dangerous to attach the glasses to eyebrow rings? I'm imagining the guy or gal, in the first day of usage, forgetting that the glasses are attached to the rings and ripping them off, trying to take the glasses off...ouch!
PauloSargaco, Mar 18 2004

       attach 'em with blu-tac.
jonthegeologist, Mar 18 2004

       [AO] It's not similar, it's exactly the same idea. I looked for it under this class and didn't find it, so I assumed it wouldn't be somewhere else. Darn!
PauloSargaco, Mar 19 2004

       [PauloSargaco], yea, I know. Ahh, but already baked idea...as [AO] found.
Inyuki, Mar 19 2004

       I once posted an idea to implant magnets to wear jewelry this way. One of the annos mentioned that this was a theory on how Morpheus in The Matrix kept his sunglasses on.
waugsqueke, Mar 19 2004


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