December 13-15, 2019

MedTech Impact 2019

Venetian/Palazzo Resort

Las Vegas, NV

(561) 893-8633

info@medtechimpact.com

Category: Medical Devices

Physician Education Helps Telemedicine Realize Its Potential

Telemedicine is growing at a rapid pace. Consider these stats: almost 15 million Americans receive some kind of remote care every year. And an estimated $1 billion annually is being invested in “on-demand health services.” The question is: has our ability to generate technological innovation getting ahead of our capability of making the best use of these developments.

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Physician Education Helps Telemedicine Realize Its Potential

New Eye Drops Tested Could Make Eye Glasses Obsolete

If new eye drops developed by a team of Israeli ophthalmologists work as well in human eyes as they do in pigs, eyeglasses may be a thing of the past.

Led by Dr. David Smadja, a research team at Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University’s Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials created the eye drops that have been found to repair the corneas and improve short and long sightedness. The nanoparticle solution called “nanodrops” was successfully used on pigs’ corneas.

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New Eye Drops Tested Could Make Eye Glasses Obsolete