Medication

‘Smart’ Contact Lens Could Help Treat a Leading Cause of Blindness, Scientists Say

A flexible contact lens that senses eye pressure and releases medication on demand could help treat glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness. The compact wireless device, which was developed by a team of Chinese researchers and tested on pig and rabbit eyes so far, appears to detect and reduce increased eye pressure, one …

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A new drug could solve the problem of cataracts, without surgery

Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) in the UK have made significant progress in treating cataracts using a drug compound, paving the way for new treatment methods, according to a statement from university press. A cataract is a medical condition in which the lens becomes cloudy over time and affects the quality of vision. Opacification …

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