Category: Interesting Info

Rise in Toddlers Wearing Glasses Due to Improvements in Vision Screening

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care, Interesting Info on December 29, 2014

Here’s an interesting article published this month online at the Triblive.  Annual eye exams are important (and easy) for everyone, even young kids. Little Matteo’s right eye was turning inward and getting stuck, and the condition was worsening every day. His parents — Hilary and Matt Meurer of the North Side — suspected their 2-year-old […]

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What It’s Like To Be Among The First People In The World To Have A Bionic Eye

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Interesting Info on September 8, 2014

The first glasses in the world, it seems, were created some 700 years ago. It’s taken until this year, 2014, for patients to receive the first FDA-approved bionic eyes. This breakthrough comes via Second Sight, a California company whose Argus II technology revolves around implanting patients with an artificial retina. As of now, only people with […]

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Google Smart Contact Lenses Move Closer to Reality

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Interesting Info on April 21, 2014

Google’s plan to bring smart contact lenses to diabetes sufferers inched closer to reality as the company secured two patents last week for the cutting edge, biometric sensor technology. Known among scientists as “Ophthalmic Electrochemical Sensors,” these contact lenses will feature flexible electronics that include sensors and an antenna. The sensors are designed to read chemicals in […]

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