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Your contact lens might someday dispense eye drugs
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 -- Contact lenses that deliver glaucoma medication over long periods are getting closer to reality, say researchers working with laboratory animals.
Review of Ophthalmology
Prostaglandins Deepen Upper Eyelid Sulcus
Researchers in Tokyo retrospectively compared 250 eyes of 250 patients administered one of five types of prostaglandin eye drops to determine the frequency of appearance of upper eyelid sulcus deepening, finding that upper eyelid sulcus deepening most frequently occurred with bimatoprost usage.
Innovative Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens Delivers Glaucoma Medication Continuously for a Month
For nearly half a century, contact lenses have been proposed as a means of ocular drug delivery that may someday replace eye drops, but achieving controlled drug release has been a significant challenge.
Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and...
The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with our unaudited financial statements and related notes included in Part I, Item 1 of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and with our audited financial statements and related notes for the year ended December 31, 2012 , included in our prospectus dated October 24, 2013 , filed ... (more)