contact lens

FDA approves first contact lens that gets darker in sunlight

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

'This contact lens is the first of its kind to incorporate the same technology that is used in eyeglasses that automatically darken in the sun'

A 'smart contact lens' for diabetes and glaucoma diagnosis

Posted in Hardware on 5th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The design is based on transparent, stretchable sensors that are deposited on commercially available soft-contact lenses.

Sony Patents Contact Lens That 'Records What You See'

Posted in Hardware on 18th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

A new patent, awarded to the company in April, describes a contact lens that can be controlled by the users deliberate blinks, recording video on request.

Researchers Report Invention of Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers created the glucose sensing contact lens to demonstrate the versatility of the technology.

These Contact Lenses Deliver Drugs Right to Your Eyeball

Posted in Science on 30th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

In addition to correcting vision problems, these flexible lenses can be used to deliver drugs directly into the eyeballs of glaucoma patients.