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A research team from Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea (POSTECH) developed technology that allows diagnosis of diabetes and treatment of diabetic retinopathy by wearing smart light-emitting diode (LED) contact lenses.
Professor Sei Kwang Hahn and his research team, including his Ph.D. student, Geon-Hui Lee, invented a smart photonic contact lens and a wearable medical device that can diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic retinopathy. The device is said to work by analyzing the glucose concentration in tears via near-infrared light and delivering drugs to treat retinopathy.
Their new research results on photonic diagnosis and photonic therapy of diabetes were published Jan. 7 in collaboration with the…READ MORE