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Smart Bandages That Heal Wounds Faster and Talk to Your Doctor Are on the Way

Smart Bandages That Heal Wounds Faster and Talk to Your Doctor Are on the Way

A new generation of smart bandages that could allow doctors to remotely monitor wounds, decrease scarring, and speed up healing with a zap of light or electricity is on its way.

These high-tech bandages could eventually replace today’s usually simple constructions of gauze and plastic or latex, which can’t detect anything about the wound underneath and don’t do much more than apply pressure or hold cream or ointment in place.

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