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CATRA – a new affordable technology for cataract diagnose

By Rob Aid
3 Comments1 July 2011

catra-prot-cellphoneCataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, with over 48% of world blindness caused by age related cataracts. Existing diagnostic methods require Slit-lamps, which require a trained physician to interpret the  results and aren’t affordable. Researchers from MIT have developed a simple device that can clip onto an ordinary smartphone or a tablet and… »