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Magnetical Spectacles

For those who lack both perfect vision and a hook-shaped beak
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Tired of your glasses sliding down your nose? Worn out from constant eyewear up-pushing? You need magnetical spectacles!

Two tiny neodymium magnets are implanted under your skin, attached securely to the sides of the nasal bones. Similar magnets are installed in the nose pads of your glasses. When you put your specs on, they snap into place and stay where they belong.

AO, Apr 21 2003

Magnetic Jewelry Implants by [waugsqueke] http://web.archive....0Jewelry_20Implants
Is this what you are thinking of, DrCurry? (Archived copy courtesy of the Internet Wayback Machine). [krelnik, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

US patent 5719655 http://www.delphion...ils?pn=US05719655__
Not implants, but magnetic none-the-less [benjamin, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       Does it hurt?
snarfyguy, Apr 21 2003

       Would one magnet implanted between your eyes do the trick? (I have a lousy sense of direction and have wondered if I could train myself to sense "North" from an implanted magnet.)   

       I solved the problem by getting titanium frames, polycarbonate lenses and good silicone rubber nose pads and making adjustments to the ear pieces. Having very little mass and weight, and fitting properly, mine rarely try to slide anywhere. Well, except for the time I rounded a corner a little too quickly and they slid off the dash and out the passenger window of the car.
half, Apr 21 2003

       I always liked the idea of getting both eyebrows pierced and then hanging two lenses over my eyes via a set of chains running between the piecings. Although they might flap awkwardly against your eyeballs while running for a bus or something.
lostdog, Apr 21 2003

       Hasn't this been suggested before? I could've sworn this has been mentioned--possibly shortly after the first Matrix movie, in reference to Morpheus' shades.   

       Still, I like it. +.
Guncrazy, Apr 21 2003

       Yay! Gnu word = Magnetical.
thumbwax, Apr 21 2003

       We discussed this before somewhere, but I can't find it. I think it might have been under one of the other implanted magnet ideas, which I can't find either. So I'm going to go out on a limb and lay the blame at waugsqueke's door.
DrCurry, Apr 21 2003

       Imagine undergoing a body scan and these things rip through your flesh and imbed themselves in the machine.
FloridaManatee, Apr 21 2003

       I just like having an excuse to say "neodymium". +.
darksasami, Oct 29 2003

       I prefer the Opti-Grab®.
*Reference: "The Jerk", movie, 1979.
Cedar Park, Oct 30 2003

       Will it make my eyes go crossed? Will it make me bi-polar?
k_sra, Mar 19 2004


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