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Contact Lens could monitor glaucoma

Contact Lens could monitor glaucoma

Posted on 05th December 2011

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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