New Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics Introduced



Originally posted to Science Daily, February 22, 2018

Source:  Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

A team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently introduced a new biosensing contact lens capable of detecting glucose levels in patients with diabetes.

This breakthrough has been jointly conducted by Professor Jang-Ung Park in the School of Materials Science and Engineering and Professor Franklin Bien in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UNIST in collaboration with Professor Jung Heon Lee in the School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering at Sungkyunkwan University.

According to the research team, this innovative smart lens with built-in pliable, transparent electronics can monitor glucose levels from tears in the eye. The device has not yet been tested in humans. However, the research team expects that the release of this device will […]

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