Soft artificial retina might make for smoother eye implants

Posted in Science on 8th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

A number of devices under development that promise to restore vision by stimulating optical neurons at the back of the eye.

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.

Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin

Posted in Medicine on 28th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

It might be possible to treat the main cause of permanent blindness before people notice any loss of vision, say University College London researchers.

Using CRISPR to reverse retinitis pigmentosa and restore visual function

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

In mouse models, advanced gene editing tool reprogrammed photoreceptor rods to mutation-resistant cones

New Lenses Could Give You Super Color Vision

Posted in Science on 25th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Thanks to the architecture in our eyes, we see but a small subset of the hues that make up the visible spectrum.