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The eyes have it

Macular degeneration, a serious visual impairment, affects one fifth of people over the age of 80. (Image: Jodi Jacobson/iStock)

Patients with age-related retinal disease need regular injections in the eye. At the moment, these must be given by specially trained medical doctors, but a robot may well handle this task in the near future.