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Dispensing Drugs Through Contact Lenses

Dispensing Drugs Through Contact Lenses

“Cambridge Eye-novations” of Cambridge, Massachusetts is developing contact lenses that can automatically dispense drugs to the eye for up to 30 days at a time. Based on research centered at the Laboratory for Biomaterials and Drug Delivery at Children’s Hospital ...

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Smart Contact Lenses

Smart Contact Lenses

Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have recently designed a contact lens prototype with a built-in pressure sensor using a novel process that etches tiny electrical circuits within a soft polymer material. The new development could help glaucoma patients ...

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New Bionic Eye Could Restore Sight

New Bionic Eye Could Restore Sight

Researchers working for the Boston Retinal Implant Project have been developing a bionic eye implant that could restore the eye sight of people who suffer from age-related blindness. Although the bionic eye will only help individuals that were born with ...

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