Human Cornea Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT-H develops alternative to Corneal transplantation

Indian Institute of technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) developed a hydrogel from discarded corneas that can be used as an alternative to Corneal transplantation. Highlights Research team was led by Dr Falguni Pati, an Associate Professor at Department of Bio-medical Engineering at IIT-H. Hydrogel was developed from discarded corneas of human and bovine sources using novel and ..

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Scientists create world’s first 3D-printed human corneas

Scientists from Newcastle University, UK have created world’s first 3D printed human corneas (3D printed thin protective film over eye) that could solve problem of shortage of available eye donors and help millions of blind people gain sight again. Cornea is outermost layer of the human eye. Its key function is to focus vision. It ..

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