3D-Printed ‘Eyes’ Could Help Blind Children’s Faces Grow Naturally
|05/19/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
BALTIMORE — Scientists and engineers are 3D printing all types of objects these days, including eyes: A group of eye specialists and eye-care providers from the Netherlands has used 3D-printing technology to create artificial eye structures, called conformers, in a small study of five children.
The technique could help children with conditions called microphthalmia and anophthalmia, in which they are born with underdeveloped or missing eyes, respectively, the research team says. These read more >>>