Eye implant uses magnets to manage glaucoma

Glaucoma typically occurs when a blockage in the eye’s drainage channels causes aqueous humor fluid to accumulate within the eye faster than it can drain out. This increases intraocular pressure, which can in turn damage the optic nerve, causing blindness. A new implant, however, may be particularly effective at reducing that pressure…
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Purdue University

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