Smart Tissue-Sensing Needle

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

i2T2 Smart tissue sensing needle
If a poke in the eye makes you shudder, how about a needle in the eye?  [MORE]

Tear Glucose Sensor

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

NovioSense device measures tear glucose
A Dutch company, NovioSense BV, has completed a phase 2 study of its device which is [MORE]

It Depends on how You Grow Stem Cells

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Selective Laminin-Directed Differentiation of Human iPSCs
Stem cell biologists at Osaka University have found that by growing human iPSCs in the [MORE]

Mimicking Stress on Retinal Cells

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Device mimics stress on retinal cells
Age-related macular degeneration often results from new blood vessels growing in the choroidal layer of [MORE]

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]