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Telescope Eyes: Contact Lenses With A Built-In Zoom Developed For Macular Degeneration

By | Thu, 06/27/2013 - 14:11

Slimmed-down telescopic contact lenses, built for elderly patients with macular degeneration, switch between magnified and normal vision using a modified pair of 3-D eyeglasses.

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Google Glass-Like Contact Lenses: Electronic Lens Display Could Revolutionize 'Wearable Computing'

By | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:43

Google Glass has been hailed as a revolutionary technology, but could electronic contact lenses give the device some competition?

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Acanthamoeba Keratitis Parasite in Her Eyeball Almost Blinds Florida Teenager

By | Thu, 03/28/2013 - 21:46

Clean your contact lenses regularly to avoid Acanthamoeba keratitis– the parasite in her eyeball ate through a Florida high school student's cornea.

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Researchers Create Contact Lens With LCD Display

By | Mon, 12/10/2012 - 15:00

Researchers have developed a way to convert contact lenses into LCD screens that can project information.

Contact Lenses Worn By Night Corrects Vision During Day

Contact Lenses Will Soon Be Able to Stop Nearsightedness in Its Tracks

By | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 14:38

Myopia, or nearsightedness, affects 40 percent of the population in the United States and up to 90 percent of children in some parts of Asia.

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Eye-Eating Amoeba Causes Blindness in Contact Lens Wearers

By | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 17:00

Contact lens wearers beware: scientists have warned that people who don't clean that lenses properly are at the mercy of a tap water-dwelling bug that can gnaw through eyeballs and cause blindness.