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  • a three-dimensional prototype tactile ring to help low-vision patients use eye drops.

    New device targets improved dosing of and adherence to ophthalmologic medications

    A team of University of Texas Medical Branch investigators has developed, produced and tested a three-dimensional prototype tactile ring to help low-vision patients use eye drops. The rings feature one, two or three protrusions with cube-or-sphere-shaped endings that can be attached to the medication bottlenecks.

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