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New eyedrops could repair corneas, make glasses unnecessary

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

This is a new concept for correcting refractory problems.

New noninvasive technique could be alternative to laser eye surgery

Posted in Science on 3rd Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

A low-powered, ultrafast laser to alter biochemical and biomechanical tissue properties without causing cellular damage or tissue disruption

FDA approves first artificial iris for implantation

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

The CustomFlex Artificial Iris, is meant to treat adults and children whose iris, the part of the eye that is colored around the pupil, is damaged.

3D printed human corneas created at Newcastle University

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2018
by Alex Muller

Using a 3D printer, this bio-ink was extruded into concentric circles to form an artificial cornea, according to a paper published in Experimental Eye Research.

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'