bionic eyesight coming... maybe

Submitted by dave on Wed, 09/02/2009 - 6:10pm

BY Babak A. Parviz // September 2009

The human eye is a perceptual powerhouse. It can see millions of colors, adjust easily to shifting light conditions, and transmit information to the brain at a rate exceeding that of a high-speed Internet connection.

But why stop there?

Developing a Tiny Wireless Sensor to Monitor Glaucoma Around the Clock

Submitted by dave on Wed, 12/10/2008 - 9:02am

The original article is found on the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) website. HHMI investigator Simon W. M. John shares our perspective on intraocular pressure monitoring. He recognizes that intraocular pressure can vary quite a lot even in one day and that the value of measuring intraocular pressure only twice a year, as is typically done in practice, is very limited.

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