Tag: Ophthalmology

J&J Cleared for World’s First Transition Contacts

Johnson & Johnson Vision received FDA clearance for the first contact lens that gets darker in response to bright light. This kind of technology has existed for decades in glasses, called transition lenses, but the Acuvue Oasys Contact Lenses with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology are the first contacts to do so. The soft contact le (Read more...)

IrisVision for Low Vision: Interview with Ammad Khan, CEO and Frank Werblin, Chief Scientist and Inventor

IrisVision, a medtech company based in California, have developed a low-cost visual aid system for people with low vision. The system currently harnesses the power of a Samsung Galaxy smartphone mounted in a Samsung Gear VR headset. The phone captures the scene using the smartphone’s camera, then remaps the scene to enhance its visibility for (Read more...)