Press–BCU-Vision for Mars

Three companies meet the ‘Vision for Mars’ Challenge with game-changing eye healthcare technologies for astronauts [Baylor College of Medicine]

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Equinox, LLC will develop Balance Goggles™, a simple and comfortable pair of eye wear that will help regulate the pressure inside the eye. “We believe that astronauts may be experiencing reverse glaucoma, which means they experience moderate pressure in the brain that pushes outward and onto the eye, causing some of the ocular pathologies”, said Dr. Dorit Donoviel, assistant professor in the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine Deputy Chief Scientist for NSBRI and Industry Forum lead.


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