Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Self-implantable double-layered micro-drug-reservoirs for efficient and controlled ocular drug delivery

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Self-implantable double-layered micro-drug-reservoirs for efficient and controlled ocular drug delivery

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AbstractEye diseases and injuries impose a significant clinical problem worldwide. Safe and effective ocular drug delivery is, however, challenging due to the presence of ocular barriers. Here we report a strategy using an eye patch equipped with an array of detachable microneedles. These microneedles can penetrate the ocular surface tissue, and serve as implanted micro-reservoirs…