Novartis Backs Off From 2016 Date for Testing Google Autofocus Lens

Source: Reuters

Monday, November 21, 2016 | Miscellaneous , Alcon , Novartis

Novartis has abandoned a 2016 goal to start testing its autofocus contact lens on people, though it said the groundbreaking product it is making with internet giant Google is "progressing steadily." "It is too early to say when exactly human clinical trials for these lenses will begin," a spokeswoman for the Basel-based drugmaker said in an email on Friday.

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