new technology

In the pipeline: What’s new and what’s coming in optometry technologyKeeping patients informed on the latest procedures and equipment available to treat their disorders is half the battle, says Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, at American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting.
Researchers develop contact lens to help blind “see” with Braille-like sensationResearchers are developing a prototype contact lens for the blind that would translate images into a Braille-like sensation felt on the eye using small electric impulses.
New technologies, not physician salaries, account for greatest rise in healthcare costs, report saysContrary to popular belief, a new report reveals that new technologies account for more new healthcare spending than physician salaries.