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Implant allows 15 months between treatments for AMD

Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) patients have gone 15 months between treatments after being implanted with a device containing high concentrations of ranibizumab (Lucentis), according to new research. Read more »
Next-gen capsule for deep space travel.

Astronaut eye problem focus of new devices

NASA wants US company Web Vision Technologies to engineer two specialist eye test devices so it can send astronauts on distant expeditions. Read more »

Urine dipstick test detects cause of disease that blinds millions

Scripps Research Institute scientists have developed a urine test for detecting parasitic worms that cause a blinding disease believed to currently affect up to 120 million people. Read more »

Wireless implant able to track eye pressure in real time

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) researchers have engineered an eye implant that can detect and wirelessly transmit eye pressure data. Read more »

Zeiss reveals new diagnostic tech

Medical tech company Zeiss has unveiled its latest digital diagnostic technology for retinal diseases and glaucoma. Read more »

AMD implant achieves sustained drug delivery for six months

Some patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration may soon be able to skip monthly anti-VEGF injections, following positive results from a Phase II trial of a new drug delivery system. Read more »

Colour-changing sensor can detect signs of eye damage

A new point-of-care colour-changing sensor that can rapidly detect a key indicator of eye trauma could soon improve outcomes for patients. Read more »

Algorithm able to diagnose AMD as well as human specialists

An artificial intelligence (AI) machine-learning algorithm can detect age-related macular degeneration (AMD) as accurately as human specialists, Johns Hopkins University researchers have said. Read more »

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 »


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