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Smart Contact Lenses and Eye Implants Will Give Doctors Medical Insights

AdvertisementEditor's Pick Photo: Sensimed Poets say the eyes are a window to the soul. But biomedical engineers are using the eyes to gain insight into the body.They’re hard at work on futuristic-sounding technology that uses smart contact lenses and implantable lenses to diagnose, monitor, and treat a wide range of diseases. In 2014, two of the largest multinational companies made an announcement that brought this new technology into sharp focus. Google, through its biology offshoot,...

Competitive Landscape for Global Soft Contact Lenses Market by Segments - 2027

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/28/2017 -- Contact lenses are directly place over the eye surface. Contact lenses are easy to carry and also improve vision. Contact lenses type are hard contact lenses and soft contact lenses, Hard contact lenses that include PMMA contacts that was developed in 1960s but the hard contact lenses are not much used in today's market, and the other type is soft contact lenses that are mostly used, soft contact lenses cover many options due to its soft nature and...

A new report says 45 million contact lens wearers are at risk for severe eye damage — but it's largely preventable

Flickr/ Niek Beck When people ask me why I don't wear contacts, I typically come up with some excuse to avoid admitting the truth: Sticking a plastic device directly on the fragile mucous membrane surrounding my cornea terrifies me. But it does, and it's the reason I've always felt A-OK just wearing glasses. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes me feel slightly justified in my fear of contacts, despite the fact that they're largely...