Drug-Dispensing, Color-Changing Contact Lenses

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Color changing drug delivery contact lens
“The prototype dye-free lens was made via a process known as molecular imprinting – this [MORE]

Prototype for 3-D Printed Bionic Eye

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype for bionic eye
Following past success with bionic skin and a bionic ear, engineers at the University of Minnesota have [MORE]

AI in Diagnosing Eye Disease

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using AI to diagnose retinal disease
In a collaboration between Google’s DeepMind Health, University College London, and the Moorefield Eye Hospital, [MORE]

First 3D Printed Corneas

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers show 3D printed cornea
Tissue engineers at Newcastle University (UK) have created a bioink from corneal stromal cells, alginate and [MORE]

Harvard’s Artificial Eye Technology

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Eye and Muscle Technology
Quoting directly: “Harvard has reported a breakthrough flat artificial eye just 30 microns in depth which [MORE]

Surgical Robot Removes Blood Clot in the Eye

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Retinal Occlusion
A surgical robot, developed at the University of Leuven in Belgium has been used to perform an extremely delicate [MORE]

Eye Examinations via iPhone

May 31, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Visoclip and Visoscope iPhone Eye Exams
In 1915, Francis Welch and William Allyn began a company that made the first handheld [MORE]

Personalized Proteomics

March 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Uveitis is an inflammation of the eye’s middle layer, which supplies blood to the retina. A “blood-shot” eye, caused by [MORE]

Reading with a Bionic Eye

February 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Steve Austin Bionic Man
Retinitis pigmentosa had taken the sight in both eyes of a 49 year old woman from Wales, [MORE]

Stem Cells in Hydrogel Heal Neurons

July 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineering Neural Tissue from Stem Cells
Much of the news about stem cells has been in the means of producing them [MORE]

Eye Implant, Smart Phone Monitoring for Glaucoma

November 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stepen Quake Developer of IOP Measurement Device
The eye’s internal pressure has some of the same characteristics as blood pressure. Many [MORE]

Autofocusing Intraocular Implant

April 1, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Elenza Lens
Owners of Canon SLR cameras are familiar with the EOS concept—i.e. eye operating system for autofocusing.  Now, something like [MORE]

Bionic Eye Implanted

March 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bionic Eye
Last year, the FDA approved a vision device system consisting of a pair of glasses with camera, a belt-worn [MORE]

Printing Retinas

February 11, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Retina
Ophthalmology researchers at Cambridge University have taken a large step toward engineering functional retinas using an ink [MORE]