• Flexible, wearable microfluidic contact lens with capillary networks for tear diagnostics

    6 days ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Wearable contact lenses attract great interest as a minimally invasive diagnostic platform. With advances in biomaterials, electronics and microfabrication, contact lenses offer the potential to analyze the concentration of biomarkers of interest in tears. Emerging wearable contact lenses typically involve external electrodes and batteries, signal processing and wireless transmission, which is accompanied by increased stiffness in the contact lenses and do not have direct means for detecting tears or storing small volumes of tears. Here, we developed a UV-curable biomaterial with...
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