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3D-printed microvalve for treating glaucoma

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According to Nanoscribe, “Scientists and engineers at the Fundación Markoptic in Culiacán, Mexico and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, have fabricated a novel device that could reduce the effects of glaucoma. They used Nanoscribe’s 3D printer to create a complex microvalve that is only 300 µm in diameter.”

 

New development: 3D-printed microvalve for treating glaucoma

Small structures using Micro 3-D Printer.

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Small Structures using Micro 3-D Printer. According to Michael Thiel, chief scientific officer at Nanoscribe, karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, ¨they developed a tabletop micro printer that can make complicated 3D microstructures more than 99%  times faster If something took one hour to make, it now takes less than one minute.¨