Vinod Khosla-backed smartphone diagnostic creating portable eye exam raises $2M A group of entrepreneurs who wants to make eye exams more accessible in developing countries has raised $2 million for a smartphone attachment that claims to diagnose nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. EyeNetra’s device, NETRA G, is based on technology developed in the [...]
June 28, 2013 - MedCity News
This New Contact Lens Basically Turns Your Eye Into a Telescope Contact lenses are great if your only issue is near or farsightedness, but for those struggling with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness among older adults, those flimsy little lenses ain't going to cut it—or at least not the kind of contact lenses you're used to. But soon, AMD-sufferers could see their vision vastly improving thanks to a slim, adjustable ...
June 27, 2013 - Gizmodo