Medical innovations coming thanks to nano sensors

Gianluca Riccio


David Sretavan, professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco, studies how to repair damage to the optic nerve caused by glaucoma, a disorder that causes irreversible blindness and affects approximately 70 million individuals worldwide. Glaucoma is a disorder that arises from a complex of causes without an apparent trigger. We try to monitor its possible onset by measuring the pressure of the eyeball, but the rapid and frequent fluctuations of ... Read all