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Did you Know? The first version of a vision aid, known as a "Reading Stone"

Reading stone, visual aid, reading stone facts

The first version of a vision aid, known as a "reading stone," was invented 1000 years ago. It appeared to be a small magnifying glass. However, the first wearable vision aid is thought to have been invented in the thirteenth century by Italian Salvino D'Armante. So we can thank Italy for both a cool accessory and delicious food.

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