New Glasses by eSight give Useful Vision to the Legally Blind

New Glasses by eSight give Useful Vision to the Legally Blind

A Toronto company eSight has introduced a new device which will help legally bling people see again. It’s useful for those who have lost central vision but have some residual peripheral vision. eSight believes that about 200 million people worldwide with visual acuity of 20/70 to 20/1200 could be potential candidates for its glasses. That … Read more

Ophthalmic Equipment Market to Grow and Expand Rapidly

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USA, Canada, Europe, India and China are the biggest markets for the ophthalmic equipment and devices. With rapidly changing technology, ophthalmology practice will see significant growth in the coming years. Global ophthalmology device market has emerged as one of the growing segments in medical devices market, due to increased demand of ophthalmology devices for treatment … Read more

Are Bionic Eyes For Real?

Are Bionic Eyes For Real

When people with significant visual compromise wish for a treatment or cure, they don’t expect more than some medical or traditional surgical procedures. The truth is we are fast approaching an age where bionic eyes not very different from what we saw in the science fiction movies ‘Terminator’ series are being developed with promising results. … Read more

Multi-Pronged Approach to Treat Blindness Considered As Incurable

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This is not science fiction. The future is closer than we think. Dr. José-Alain Sahel, chairman of Pitt’s Department of Ophthalmology and director of UPMC Eye Center plans to treat blindness caused by diseases such as glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration by his research centred around three approaches: 1. Cameras and processors which … Read more

‘3nethra Neo’ to Detect Retinopathy of Prematurity in Premature Babies

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Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a condition of retina which affects premature newborns with low birth weight. Two risk factors for ROP are associated systemic illnesses and high concentration of oxygen which is usually given to premature babies. A company based in Bengaluru, India ‘Forus Health’ has developed an imaging system which they call as … Read more