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]

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]

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]

Testing the “Bionic Eye”

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Second Sight Orion
Second Sight (Sylmar, CA) has begun clinical testing of its brain implant that is aimed toward at least [MORE]

Autonomous Iris from Light Sensitive Polymer

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Iris
University researchers in Finland and Poland have used a light sensitive polymer to create a contact lens-like autonomous iris. [MORE]

Monitoring Macular Degeneration with a Contact Lens

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Detect Ultrasound with Light
Optical ultrasound detection is a new aspect of photoacoustic imaging, and comes from engineers at Northwestern University. [MORE]

Regenerating Vision

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transplanted Stem Cells in Rodent
Degeneration of photoreceptor cells in the eye is a major cause of age-related blindness, which is [MORE]

Self-Focusing Eyeglasses

April 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Focusing Eyeglasses
In 1987 Japanese camera maker Canon introduced its electro-optical system for autofocusing. Sensors perceived where the eye was looking [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]

Figuring Out Echolocation

August 18, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuroethology of Bat Echolocation
One of the most astonishing examples of human brain power is that of James Holman (1786-1857), who [MORE]

Synthetic Eyes

June 9, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

EYE, A 3D Bioprinted Sight Augmentation
It has been said that the key to Ted Williams’ legendary ability to hit baseballs [MORE]

Artificial Retinas

January 27, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanotube Film Optogenetics Retina Vision
In the retina, light stimulates receptor cells that chemically and electrically transmit that stimulation to the [MORE]

Vision Correcting Display Technology

September 16, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vision Correcting Display
Desktops, laptops, tablets, smart phones and tv’s are common electronics in every hospital, and many users, whether they [MORE]

Growing Corneas

September 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Restored Functional Cornea from Stem Cells
Diseases and injury of the cornea are significant causes of blindness and usually treated with [MORE]