Patch with Microneedles Delivers Drugs for Eye Diseases

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eye patch with microneedles
Means for delivering drugs to treat glaucoma and macular degeneration—eye drops and needle injections–are limited in several [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]

Implantable Sensor Measures Intraocular Pressure

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eyemate Continuous IOP Monitor
With a new device called “Eyemate” (from Implandata, Hanover, Germany), an eye surgeon can insert a interocular [MORE]

Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes and Glaucoma Monitoring

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

New Contact Lens Senses Glaucoma and Diabetes
This piece reports on smart contact lenses developed by two university labs in South [MORE]

Micro-Stent Implant for Glaucoma

October 18, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

CyPass Micro Stent Implant
Alcon (Ft. Worth, TX; now a division of Novartis) has recently won FDA approval for its “CyPass [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]

Nanodiamonds in Contact Lens Deliver Glaucoma Drug Directly to Eye

June 3, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s curious that researchers in the UCLA School of Dentistry have made a finding that could dramatically change ophthalmology, [MORE]

New Device for Detecting Eye Diseases

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optical Coherence Tomography
Optical coherence tomography is a technology that bends infrared light in examining eyes for such things as [MORE]

Automated Screening for Glaucoma

December 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optic Disc
By taking a picture of the fundus of the eye, and then dividing that image into hundreds of [MORE]

Vision Restoring Brain Implant

September 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bionic eye diagram
Bioengineers at Monash University in Australia have developed a “bionic eye” that bypasses the human optic [MORE]

Designing Devices

December 11, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensimed Triggerfish Contact Lens
Tagline has included earlier reports of electronic contact lenses, but this piece, about Sensimed AG’s (Lausanne, [MORE]

Electronic Contact Lens

February 15, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Contact Lens Sensimed-Triggerfish
Indeed, the eye may be the window on health.  Two recent developments illustrate how engineers are building [MORE]

Sensored Contact Lens Detects Glaucoma

April 27, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Contact lens sensoring glaucoma
High intraocular pressure is a sign of developing glaucoma, and while ophthalmologists have means for measuring [MORE]

Drug-Eluting Contact Lens

May 27, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drug-Eluting Contact Lens
Patients suffering from glaucoma need to use eye drops several times a day.  The idea that contact lenses [MORE]