CyPass® Micro-Stent – A New Solution for Glaucoma by Alcon

Alcon has announced the launch of CyPass® Micro-Stent which is implanted in the eye of those who have mild to moderate glaucoma. The stent was developed by Transcend Medical, Inc. which was acquired by Alcon this year (2016). The device has been approved by US Food and Drug Administration for use in primary open-angle glaucoma patients. Sergio Duplan, Region President, North America, Alcon says “This new treatment option for cataract patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle glaucoma has [...]

2016-11-06T10:09:26+05:30October 19th, 2016|New Advancements, News and Events|2 Comments

Samsung Patents Contact Lenses With a Tiny Built-in Camera

The future has already arrived. With miniaturisation of electronic circuits and devices, we don't know what possibilities these tech-giants have in store for us. Google, Sony and Samsung have been working on contact lenses with incredible features which will transform our lives in the near future. Samsung has been granted a patent in South Korea for smart contact lenses intended for augmented reality content.The lenses are equipped with a built-in camera and sensors that can [...]

2016-11-07T22:01:32+05:30June 20th, 2016|Glasses and Lenses, News and Events|1 Comment