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New drug-dispensing contact lens effectively relieve eye pressure in glaucoma
 

New drug-dispensing contact lens effectively relieve eye pressure in glaucoma

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US scientists developed contact lenses that are permeated with medication to treat glaucoma while in Singapore, tiny pellets of medication injected into the eye are being tested on patients by the National Eye Centre.
 
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11 Oct 2016 - General
 
Amazing what innovation and creative thinking can do! These self-dispensing eye lenses just show that there are a lot of possibilities in drug development, even with the improvement of drug delivery systems themselves. I hope they get through clinical trials successfully and be safe as well as effective. Additionally, the extended release pellets currently being tested in Singapore are a great breakthrough as well. Though I am wondering if the pellet, which is said to be a millimeter in size, wo...
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