Biomedical technology

Researchers develop eardrum-contact hearing aid

Excessive noise, hearing loss, vascular constriction, old age—hearing difficulties can be caused by many factors. To help improve the quality of life of people with hearing impairment, Mannheim start-up Vibrosonic have ...

Health

Are sunglasses necessary for children?

Children spend a lot of time outside enjoying going to the pool, taking part in sports or just outdoor playtime. Likely, they are outside with sunscreen to protect their skin. But a question that sparks a lot of interest ...

Ophthalmology

How a specialty contact lens restored one patient's sight

Three years ago, an outside clinic diagnosed Maria Contreras with keratoconus, a degenerative eye disease that causes thinning and bulging of the cornea. Though the clinic followed her for years, Maria saw no improvement ...

Ophthalmology

New research may revolutionise cataract treatment

World-leading eye experts have made a breakthrough that could potentially change the way cataracts are treated—with potential for drug therapy to replace surgery.

Ophthalmology

Cataract surgery in infancy increases glaucoma risk

Children who undergo cataract surgery as infants have a 22% risk of glaucoma 10 years later, whether or not they receive an intraocular lens implant. The findings come from the National Eye Institute (NEI)-funded Infant Aphakic ...

Health

Contact lenses for diagnostic and therapeutic use

Human bodily fluids and secretions contain molecules known as biomarkers that contain a wealth of information about the body's health and the presence of disease. Among secretions such as tears, sweat and saliva, tears are ...

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