Category Archives: IdiPAZ

Newcastle University creates first 3D printed human corneas

Scientists at Newcastle University (NCL) have successfully 3D printed human corneas for the first time. Gelatinous and multicellular, the artificial corneas are valuable steps towards much needed solutions for the millions of people suffering from eye disease and severe damage around the world. A vivid solution The cornea is a vital part of human vision; […]

IdiPAZ researchers work with MIT on 3D printed cornea replacements

The Instituto de Investigación Biomédica del Hospital La Paz (IdiPAZ) in Madrid, Spain, is working toward the goal of 3D printing human corneas within the next 5 years. Contributing to a global shortage of donations, the synthetic eye tissues could be used to treat, and in some cases reverse, the onset of blindness caused by […]