Bionic lens will give for life

12 Dec

lensAn Ophthalmologist from British Columbia Doctor is currently engaged in the development of bionic lens that after implantation can give anyone 3x 20/20 vision, regardless of age. Bionic lenses, called Bion lenses could put an end to the need to use glasses, contact lenses, glasses for drivers, or progressive lenses due to the optimization of view, regardless of age or health.

Lens to improve vision and said that all those over 25, are candidates for the procedure, since the lenses allow the eye to develop fully. It provides a vision improvement, which the world had never seen before.  If you can usually see the time on the clock from a distance of 3 meters, then Bion lenses it can be done from 10 meters.

The lenses are made to order for each person individually. The operation can be carried out in just 8 minutes, and the results are visible immediately. The lenses are formed like a Mexican taco and placed in a saline-filled syringe. The solution was then injected into the eye, where the lens discloses in a few seconds.

A furore in the ophthalmic world, presenting new lenses at a meeting of the American Society for the study of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Bion lens may appear on the market in the US and Canada after 2 years in the case of a successful outcome of clinical trials on animals and blind people.

The scientist hopes that the new technology can radically change the methods of treatment in ophthalmology and in the future will reduce the need for surgery in eyes with a laser.

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Posted by on December 12, 2015 in Science, Techonology



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