Home > Uncategorized > Telescopic Contact Lens With Switchable Magnification To Help AMD Patients

Telescopic Contact Lens With Switchable Magnification To Help AMD Patients

July 1st, 2013 07:21 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Medicine

cylonlover writes “Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older adults in the western world. Unfortunately, conventional optical aids provide little help for a retina which has lost the acuity of its central area. Now a team of multinational researchers led by University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Professor Joseph Ford has created a telescopic contact lens that can switch between normal and magnified vision to offer AMD patients a relatively unobtrusive way to enhance their vision.”

Source: Telescopic Contact Lens With Switchable Magnification To Help AMD Patients

Related Articles:

  1. Telescopic Contact Lenses Unveiled
  2. Where Are Your Contact Lens Displays?
  3. Electronic Contact Lens Displays Pixels On the Eye
  4. Pentagon Orders Dual-Focus Contact Lens Prototypes
  5. Augmented-Reality Contact Lens Prototype Coming To CES
Categories: Uncategorized Tags:
blog comments powered by Disqus