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A glass needle gives new hope

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A minuscule needle synonymous of hope for 16 million patients


FEMTOprint has developed, in partnership with the EPFL and the Jules-Gonin Hospital, a small glass needle which could revolutionize the ophthalmology industry.

The 6 centimeter long and 2 millimeter wide needle was highlighted during the high precision meeting (EPHJ-EPMT-SMT) which took place in Geneva in June 2019.

This new MedTech device will enable ophthalmologists to safely inject medicine within the retina veines to facilitate the dissolution of blood clots.


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