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Artificial retina likened to a doughnut could restore sight

A retinal prosthesis is being developed by Swedish and Israeli researchers that uses a tiny, simple photoactive film to convert light impulses into electrical signals and stimulate neurons. Read more »

AI spots form of child blindness more accurately than doctors

The inventors of an artificial intelligence algorithm claim it can automatically diagnose a leading form of childhood blindness more accurately than most eye specialists. Read more »

Intel cancels its Vaunt smartglasses project

Technology giant Intel has decided to abandon the development of its smartglasses project Vaunt, which utilised a tiny laser to send information directly onto the wearer’s retina. Read more »

Pen-sized camera said to improve glaucoma diagnosis

Scientists have developed a ‘pen camera’ that they claim makes the diagnosis of glaucoma faster, cheaper and easier. Read more »

Breakthrough 3D printing lens technique discovered

A new low-cost method of 3D printing lenses has the potential to create high-quality optical imaging lenses and customised contact lenses for correcting vision faster, and more easily than previously possible. Read more »

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 »


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