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Contact Lens could monitor glaucoma

By December 5, 2011No Comments

Material scientists at University of California have created a special contact lens with a bulit-in eye pressure monitoring device.

Glaucoma Monitor Contact LensThe lens could be worn by glaucoma sufferers to allow accurate and continuous measurement of their eye pressure. The prototype has an opaque sensor but the team are looking at ways of producing a transparent version which would allow the lens to be worn without impairing vision.

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