Devices & Diagnostics

Ditch the reading glasses? Startup focuses on biomimetic lenses that correct presbyopia

Around age 40, patients often develop a fuzziness of vision close up, presbyopia–becoming farsighted and losing elasticity in their natural lenses. Docs prescribe reading glasses or bifocals, and the eyes continue their decline. But Irvine, California-based startup LensGen hopes to mimic the lens’ natural movement with an implant. This intraocular lens would harness fluidics and displacement to manipulate curvature, […]