Tag: Drug-administering contact lenses

Drug-administering contact lenses, with sugar

April 18, 2019

Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP are working with Israeli and German partners to develop long-wearing contact lenses that can release medicine. The active ingredient is encapsulated in liposomes and bound to the inside of the contact lenses. This enables it to remain in the eye for longer. Sugars are added […]

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