Sensor in eye could track pressure changes, monitor glaucoma


By Michelle Ma – Your eye could someday house its own high-tech information center, tracking important changes and letting you know when it’s time to see an eye doctor.

“No one has ever put electronics inside the lens of the eye, so this is a little more radical,” said Karl Böhringer, a UW professor of electrical engineering. “We have shown this is possible in principle. If you can fit this sensor device into an intraocular lens implant during cataract surgery, it won’t require any further surgery for patients.” more> http://tinyurl.com/o9u6dt3

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