Genetics-Based Blood Test for Glaucoma

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Testing for glaucoma
“A new genetics-based blood test for glaucoma is 15 times better than current methods at identifying high-risk individuals [MORE]

AI Better at Identifying Ganglion Degeneration

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adaptive Optics OCT
“Cell-level quantitative features of retinal ganglion cells (GCs) are potentially important biomarkers for improved diagnosis and treatment monitoring [MORE]

Electrodiagnostic Wearable for Eye Diseases

May 25, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electrodiagnostic Wearable for Eye Diseases
To diagnose glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, et al eye diseases, researchers at Purdue University “report a design [MORE]

Optic Nerve Stem Cells

November 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optic nerve
For the first time, scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified stem cells that give [MORE]

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]