The Smartphone Eyepiece That Diagnoses Cataracts

As cataracts is the main cause for blindness, a phone accessory that diagnoses cataracts could cut down on blindness, particularly in the developing world. As shown in the video here, MIT's CATRA is a low-cost solution which not only detects cataracts, but also tracks the severity of them over time. » 7/06/11 12:40pm 7/06/11 12:40pm

Electronic Contact Lenses Give Future You Crazy Eyesight, Heads-up…

Having the internet be constantly displayed no matter where we look is a dream we've had for years, but having to shove an electronic contact into our eyes makes us think twice. This prototype device, which has red LEDs and can be worn for up to 20 minutes (tested on rabbits) with no adverse effects. The contacts beam… » 1/17/08 3:18pm 1/17/08 3:18pm