Gold Contact Lenses
The Gold plated Contact Lenses invented by Dr Chandrashekhar Chawan of Shekhar Eye Research India in collaboration with ARC Contact Lenses LLC USA. The lenses use very minimum amount of Gold Nano particles of 24 carat in a specialized paste form and is surface coated on soft contact lenses with an extra layer of Tetrafilcon A to sandwich it. It is completely safe to use in eyes as the gold does not touch the sensitive eye tissue. The Golden Eye Contact Lens is branded as Golden View and is exclusively marketed in a JV with the renowned jewellery group- Binny’s.
India. First Gold Contact Lens “LaSER Gold Contact Lenses” Launched.
  • Invented by Dr. Cxxhandrashekhar Chawan, an eminent ocular scientist
  • Completely safe and absolutely feather light lens, evoked tremendous response during its unveiling at IIJS
Mumbai 14/8/13. The glitterati of Mumbai, now can literally have eyes of gold. In the past there has been, gold studded spectacles or other eyewear, but for the first time in India, gold can be worn on the eye.

Speaking on his invention, Dr. Chandrashekhar Chawan, said, “ Indian love gold tremendously and on every social occasion, they wear gold jewelry. I wanted to put the glitter of gold in the eyes of India and so invented, Golden View, in collaboration with ARC Contact Lenses LLC USA. I believe is a great fashion statement.”

The uni-fit design soft contact lens that can be used by almost anybody who can wear regular cosmetic contact lenses.
Mr. Raj Patel, Chairman, Binny’s Group, said, “ We are currently introducing 3 designs with the basic price point of Rs. 18,000/-. The response has been great and we believe that this will be the fashion statement for the future.”
Golden View Gold plated soft contact lenses contain 43% water, 67% Tetrafilcon A material power plano, BC 8.7 Diameter 14.2
Golden View can be customized for any designs and also made to order. It can be an ideal gifts, especially for wedding parties or Diwali & corporate gifting. Only people with eye infections, eye disease or those who are not fit to wear soft contact lenses are advised not to use these lenses.
This Gold lenses needs to be kept in sterile flexilens plus+ contact lens solutions at all time when not in eyes. It can be used for 1 year on regular basis. Dr Chandrashekhar Chawan also manufactures eye tattoo lenses and other eye fashion lenses. He is introducing IPL logos, company logo or India flag etc as a new trend in eye fashion.

About Dr. Chandrashekhar Chawan

SHEHKAR EYE banner Mr. Chandrashekhar Chawan , is an Optometrist, Ocularist and Ocular scientist. He was the first in the world to develop Soft Hydrogel Ocular Prosthesis in 1999.
He has many first to his credits, recently he has developed artificial cornea for the sufferers of Steven Johnson Syndrome. He is the first in India to provide relief to them.
Mr. Chawan was born and raised in Mumbai, studied B.Sc. in physics in 1985, Diploma in Optometry from Municipal Eye Hospital, Mumbai in 1984 and PhD in Optometric sciences from USA in 2001.
In 1996 he underwent training in Ocular Prosthesis at Moorefields Eye Hospital in London. He was the first fellow of Johnson & Johnson Gift of Sight International Fellowship program at the Boston Foundation For Sight, USA in 2003.
In 2007 he has set up Cornea & Oculoplasty Hospital called Shekhar Eye Research in Mumbai where many Cornea & Oculoplasty surgeons are offering their services to needy patients along with custom made Ocular Prosthesis & Scleral Lenses.
He was the Director Clinical Operations for Boston Foundation For Sight USA from 2004 till 2009

He offers Chandra Scleral lenses for Sever Ocular Surface Disease like Steven Johnson Syndrome, sever dry eye and Graft Vs Host Disease. He also manufactures contact lenses at Flexilens Pvt Ltd who makes world class lenses using CNC technology only of its kind in India. Synthetic Cornea, Custom Artificial Eyes, Chandra KC contact lenses for keratoconus, Orthokeratology, Scleral Lenses and Diamond Studded contact lenses a patented technology called La SER Eye Jewellry are his major contributions in the field of Ophthalmology in India. Authored two books on the subject of Ocular Prosthesis 1. Artificial Eye & 2. Ocular Prosthesis.

Till now he has trained and helped to set up Ocular Prosthesis units at several institutes like, Shankara Nethralaya, Chennai, L V Prasad Eye Institute Hyderabad, Sri Shankar Deva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Vittala Eye Hospital, NarayanaNethralaya Bangalore, Venu Eye Institute Delhi, Arvind Eye Institute Madurai, MGM Hospital Raipur, National University Hospital, Singapore and Price Sangokhla University Hospital Thailand etc.


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