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The first telescopic contact lens

By Maja Bosanac
2 July 2013

opex-telescopic-lens-1Researchers at the Jacobs School of Engineering and the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) developed the first telescopic contact lens which can enhance our vision by zooming three times. This 1.17mm thick lens has been created to aid the vision of people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) which damages the high-resolution center of the… »

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VisionCare’s Implantable Miniature Telescope approved by FDA

By Damir Beciri
One Comment12 July 2010

visioncare-implantable-miniature-telescopeVisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the company’s Implantable Miniature Telescope which is used to improve vision in patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD). VisionCare’s telescope implant is integral to a new patient care program, CentraSight, for treating patients… »