Low-cost retinal scanner could help prevent blindness worldwide

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Biomedical engineers have developed a low-cost, portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanner that promises to bring the vision-saving technology to underserved regions throughout the United States and abroad. Thanks to a redesigned, 3D-printed spectrometer, the scanner is 15 times lighter and smaller than current commercial systems and is made from parts costing less than a tenth the retail price of commercial systems — all without sacrificing imaging quality.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190628153501.htm">Science Daily</a>

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