ophthalmology

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Researchers have demonstrated a novel multifunctional ultrathin contact lens sensor layer with transistors that may revolutionise the manufacture of smart contact lenses.

AIs detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

AIs detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

Although some artificial intelligence software tested reasonably well, only one met the performance of human screeners.

AI test predicts eye disease years before symptoms

AI test predicts eye disease years before symptoms

A new eye test may predict wet age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of severe sight loss, three years before symptoms develop.

An inkjet-printed artificial retina model

An inkjet-printed artificial retina model

Researchers have developed a color-sensitive, inkjet-printed, pixelated artificial retina model.

Hydrogel: an option for glaucoma treatment?

Hydrogel: an option for glaucoma treatment?

A potential new treatment for the eye disease glaucoma could replace daily eyedrops and surgery with a twice-a-year injection to control the buildup of pressure in the eye.

Hydrogel contact lenses for therapeutic use

Hydrogel contact lenses for therapeutic use

Researchers at the Terasaki Institute have developed prototypes of contact lenses that can assist with tear sampling for diagnostic purposes.

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