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contact lenses with augmented reality

Mojo Vision shows off mind-blowing new augmented reality contact lens

July 6th, 2022

Smart contact lenses could soon put an augmented reality display directly on your eyeball. At least, that’s the basic idea behind Mojo Vision’s prototype augmented reality contact lens. If successful, and able to do everything the company claims, these smart contact lenses could make a lot of ongoing AR headset development redundant before most of …

blindness study

Researchers use genetics to help blind man see again

May 25th, 2021

Modern medicine has brought hope to and improved the quality of life of countless people around the globe, but some areas of medical research move more slowly than others. Restoring vision in individuals that have lost it is one area of study that is both extremely complicated and challenging. Sight can be lost for many …

contact lens robot

This robot that removes contact lenses could be a game-changer

November 10th, 2020

A man has invented a contact lens robot that can remove and insert lenses for individuals who have trouble doing it with their fingers. Craig Hershoff created the bot after his unsteady hands made it difficult to remove his lenses at night.  The robot is currently in clinical trials and may soon gain FDA approval. …

science news

You won’t believe what humans, birds, and reptiles have in common

August 13th, 2020

Researchers studying the makeup of tears from various species have discovered that humans, reptiles, and birds have similar tears.  The research could lead to new treatments for veterinary use. The levels of certain electrolytes in tears are very similar across our various species. Humans are unique creatures in many ways. We have highly advanced cognitive …

red light eye treatment

Red light treatment could save your aging eyes

July 1st, 2020

Researchers discover that simple red light may be enough to recharge a person’s vision late in life, making them better able to detect colors. The research tasked two dozen people with using a red light eye treatment for just 3 minutes per day, and even that short amount of time was enough to produce measurable …

eye power

Study reveals that our eyes suck, so that’s good to know

June 10th, 2020

Human eye power is lacking when it comes to detecting color in our peripheral vision, a new study finds. Tests revealed that many people didn’t notice when up to 95% of the color in their visual range was removed. The researchers say that our brains are filling in the gaps created by our vision. Humans …

nanoparticle eyedrops

Nanoparticle eyedrops could eliminate the need for glasses

March 9th, 2018

Getting glasses is something of a bittersweet life event. You can now see much better than you previously could, but keeping glasses clean and protecting them at all costs is definitely a bit of a pain. Contacts solved that problem to a degree, but not everyone can wear them and they can have some convenience …