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The Future of Eye Repair

Well done video infographic on a future eye-healing medical technology.

Scientists are hoping a tiny nano-scaled, 3d-printed, nonstick-coated, spiral-shaped delivery bot (200 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair) can replace slow, irritating and painful procedures to deliver medicine to the back of the eye and the retina.

It will be years before the nanobots are ready for human testing. First is animal testing and finding how to dissolve the bots once their task is complete.

Read more on the technique at Scienceemag.org