Rossendale Free Press
Patients could monitor themselves for glaucoma at home, thanks to new technology devised by researchers in Singapore.
While eye pressure tests usually have to be carried out by healthcare professionals, Kelu Yu of The National University of Singapore invented a glove which is pressed against a closed eyelid and monitors eye pressure.
Kelu won the 2021 Dyson award for her invention.
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK. It comes on slowly and often has no symptoms in the early stages, but that is when it’s treatable.