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Eye-shaped camera key step to electronic retina
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 10/05/2012 05:55 PM

Paris:  Inspired by the I human anatomy, researchers in the United States have created the world's first curved electronic "eye" camera, according to a study released recently.

The size and shape of a human eye, the device weaves a network of silicon detectors into a flexible mesh, and could usher in a new generation of distortion-free digital and video cameras.

Experiments already under way are testing other potential applications, including a thin, pliable monitor to detect electrical signals travelling across the undulating surface of the human brain.

Its breakthrough design also points the way to the development of artificial electronic retinas that could... read more

tags: health, eye sight, eyes, electronic retina, eye-shaped camera, eye health

Premature babies at risk of blindness find hope in Pacific Eye and Laser Institute
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 01/22/2014 11:56 AM

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tags: health, wellness, eye health, blindness, premature babies, pacific eye and laser institute, peli

PELI, first in SE Asia to use advanced Alcon Centurion for cataract surgery
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 02/25/2014 04:31 AM

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tags: health, wellness, eye health, pacific eye and laser institute, peli, alcon centurion

First Aid: Black Eye
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 06/25/2012 06:48 PM

The so-called black eye is caused by bleeding beneath the skin around the eye. Sometimes a black eye indicates a more extensive injury, even a skull fracture, particularly if the area around both eyes is bruised or if there has been head trauma.Apply ice or a cold pack to the area around the eye for 10 to 15 minutes. Take care not to press on the eye itself. Apply cold as soon as possible after the injury to reduce swelling.Be sure there's no blood in the white and colored parts of the eye.... read more

tags: health, first aid, remedies, black eye

First Aid: Eye Injury
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 07/19/2012 07:08 PM

Foreign objects can cause redness and irritation. Some injuries like tearing of the cornea, chemical burn and eyeball injury needs immediate medical attention.Do not rub the eyes. This may cause further damage.Try to pick out the particle if it can be seen by the corner of a handkerchief or tissue.Irrigate the eye with running water.  Consult an eye specialist if the injury is in the cornea.... read more

tags: health, first aid, remedies, eye injury

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