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Google Doodle honours Czech chemist Otto Wichterle, who invented the soft contact lens

Naveenbharat | 27/10/2021 09:49 PM | Click to read full article

Have you ever heard of Otto Wichterle or do you know who invented the soft contact lens? Otto Wichterle was a Czech chemist who is credited with inventing the modern soft contact lens.

On Wednesday, the global search engine Google is celebrating the 108th birthday of the famous Czech chemist Otto Wichterle, whose invention changed the lives of millions of people around the world.