Smart Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are being developed with built-in electronic sensors.   These sensors may someday monitor anything from cholesterol to blood sugar levels.  One type is already being used in Europe to measure eye pressures in Glaucoma patients.   The Trigger Fish contains a strain gauge and microchip, with an antenna fitted around the eye-socket.  Clinicians may then monitor a patient’s intraocular pressure throughout the day.

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