23/08/2016
Cataract Implant Vision Simulator Lets You Try Lenses Before Surgery
Scientists at the Laboratory of Visual Optics and Biophotonics, Instituto de Optica, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) are reporting on the development of a device that simulates the results of a cataract surgery for people who are considering undergoing treatment. Specifically, the system offers the…
22/08/2016
Vision Simulator Helps Cataracts Patients Test Artificial Lenses
By Ryan Bushey Cataracts, a common condition related to aging where the lens of a person’s eye clouds up, affecting vision, can occur due to a variety of reasons like long periods of sunlight exposure or diseases, such as diabetes.Tools like new eyeglasses or brighter…
19/08/2016
Investigadores del CSIC crean un simulador para mostrar a los pacientes con cataratas las diferentes lentes artificiales
Investigadores del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) han creado un simulador, denominado 'SimVis', para mostrar a los pacientes con cataratas las diferentes lentes artificiales implantadas antes de que se sometan a una cirugía."Existen muchos tipos de lentes intraoculares en el mercado que proporcionan diferentes…
19/08/2016
New Vision Simulator Allows Patients to Test IOLs Prior to Surgery
Researchers at the Instituto de Optica in Spain have developed a hand-held device that allows patients to test intraocular lens (IOLs) designs prior to implantation. Called the simultaneous vision simulator, or SimVis, the device reportedly allows patients to experience how a certain implanted lens would…
19/08/2016
Novel device tests suitability of lens implants
Researchers in Spain have developed a hand-held device to help patients with cataracts visualize how the world would look depending on the type of artificial lens they get implanted. The device, dubbed the simultaneous vision simulator or simply SimVis, allows patients to experience an implanted…
19/08/2016
A new tool helps patients to choose the most appropriate intraocular lens implant
A new handheld device can help patients visualise how their world will look through a variety of intraocular lenses (IOLs) prior to cataract surgery. The system, nicknamed the SimVis, replicates monofocal, bifocal and trifocal IOLs – as well as their limits, from blurry distances with…
18/08/2016
Innovative Device Simulates Cataract Replacement Experience
Patients with cataracts can choose from several types of artificial lenses, which are surgically implanted in the eye to replace cloudy lenses that obstruct vision. A new vision simulator could help these patients see how the world would look with each type of implanted artificial…
18/08/2016
Innovative Device Simulates Cataract Replacement Experience
Today, patients with cataracts can choose from several types of artificial lenses, which are surgically implanted in the eye to replace cloudy lenses that obstruct vision. A new vision simulator could help these patients see how the world would look with each type of implanted…
18/08/2016
Innovative device simulates cataract replacement experience. Vision simulator helps patients test artificial lens designs prior to implantation
Today, patients with cataracts can choose from several types of artificial lenses, which are surgically implanted in the eye to replace cloudy lenses that obstruct vision. A new vision simulator could help these patients see how the world would look with each type of implanted…