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AI uses eye scans to predict heart disease

Eye scans have been used to train a Google-developed algorithm that can predict whether or not a person will have a heart attack within five years with 70% accuracy. Read more »

Artificial lens likened to human eye

Researchers have developed what they claim is essentially an electronically controlled artificial eye that can combat three of the contributors to blurry images – focus, astigmatism and image shift. Read more »

Deepmind algorithm able to spot eye disease with more accuracy than doctors

Google’s artificial intelligence company Deepmind has claimed it has developed an algorithm that is able to diagnose certain eye diseases faster and more accurately than human doctors. Read more »

Pixium bionic retinal implant a success

Paris-based bionic vision systems company Pixium Vision has successfully conducted the first human implantation and activation of its miniaturised bionic retinal implant for atrophic age-related macular degeneration (atrophic AMD). Read more »

Lab-created 'organ-on-a-chip'

A device containing living cells that mimic the structural and physiological conditions of the blood-retinal barrier has been developed by scientists from the Microelectronics Institute of Barcelona (IMB). Read more »

Tech giants lead eyecare innovation

Tech giants are spending billions researching eyecare in a novel approach to ensure consumers can enjoy mobile devices and other visual technologies for their entire lives. SANDEEP BARDIA reports. Read more »

'Breakthrough device' gets expedited review from FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated an AI diagnostic system that autonomously detects diabetic retinopathy (DR) as a ‘breakthrough device’, paving the way for an expedited review. Read more »

Prescriptions produced in just 10 seconds

It’s hoped a new type of portable autorefractor, which can produce prescriptions in just 10 seconds, will make it easier for patients in remote and poorly resourced areas to access eyeglasses. Read more »

Dissolving contact lenses may be new way to treat glaucoma

A group of business and engineering student researchers from Lithuania have developed dissolving contact lenses as a more efficient drug-delivery method for glaucoma patients. Read more »

Technology update: is the equipment market maturing?

Following recent launches of new imaging equipment along with significant software and technology enhancements, COLEBY NICHOLSON asks whether the market is beginning to mature. Read more »

Kiwi scientists to 3D print corneas from fish

Human corneas made from fish scales may soon be commonly mass-produced, thanks to the invention of a specially designed 3D bioprinting machine by a university team from across the Tasman. Read more »

First human trials for sub-retinal implant

Human trials have been approved for a bionic implant designed to restore vision for those affected by retinal dystrophies. Read more »


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