The sensible contact lens that displays for diabetes and strokes | Information


A contact lens has been developed that can improve eyesight while monitoring for conditions such as diabetes and stroke.

The device, developed by British, American and Chinese scientists, can also check the risk of heart disease by measuring chemicals in tear fluid, the researchers said. It contains an electronic network with light, temperature and glucose detectors.

The researchers hope that the invention can help manage medical emergencies. Dr. Yunlong Zhao of the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute said, “The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the entire scientific community. Many of us asked how our work could help those suffering from similar future medicine emergencies.

“We are confident that devices that use our sensor layer system could be too