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A commercially available artificial lens implanted in an eye.

Sensor in eye could track pressure changes, monitor for glaucoma

Posted: June 16, 2014

University of Washington engineers have designed a low-power sensor that could be placed permanently in a person's eye to track hard-to-measure changes in eye pressure. The sensor would be embedded with an artificial lens during cataract surgery and would detect pressure changes instantaneously, then transmit the data wirelessly using radio frequency waves. Read more »