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Scientists 3D print ‘bionic eye’ prototype

Researchers have created a first-of-its-kind prototype ‘bionic eye’ by 3D printing an array of image sensing light receptors on a hemispherical surface. Read more »

Artificial cornea grown on chip

Scientists have created a cornea-on-a-chip that helps determine how much medication is reaching the eye. Read more »

App can predict dry eye in kids

A smartphone app that can predict dry eye disease in children has been developed to support healthcare professionals in the UK to diagnose the condition. Read more »

Mobile app allows patients to monitor AMD from home

Swiss technology company Oculocare Medical has developed a mobile app that allows patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to monitor their condition from home. Read more »

Non-invasive laser used to correct myopia

A Columbia University researcher has developed a non-invasive approach that could permanently treat myopia by using a low-powered ultrafast laser. Read more »

Human corneas 3D printed in research breakthrough

UK researchers have developed a technique they say can be used in future to ensure an unlimited supply of corneas for transplant. Read more »

First standalone artificial iris receives green light

The FDA has approved the first standalone prosthetic iris for use in the US, which could be used to treat patients with congenitial aniridia and other iris defects. Read more »

New contact lens can be worn for six nights and seven days

The US FDA has approved the Bausch + Lomb Ultra range of contact lenses for extended wear of up to six nights and seven days. Read more »

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 »

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 »


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