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Health Care

Japan startups use high tech to fix myopia and crooked teeth

Corrective medical business seen as way to contain nation's rising health costs

Tokyo startup Universal View sells contact lenses that help improve eyesight while sleeping.

TOKYO -- Backed by unique technology and competitive pricing, Japanese startups are curing ills in the field of corrective medical treatment.

One company has introduced a wearable device that corrects nearsightedness without surgery while another uses 3D printing to slash the cost of orthodontic treatment to one-third that of conventional methods.

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