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27 October 2016

Self-administering eye drops

People who find it difficult to self-administer eye drops to treat conditions like glaucoma may soon benefit from an innovative solution to their problem. A group of US-based researchers are conducting encouraging trials with a specially designed contact lens which incorporates a polymer film that gradually and accurately delivers the required medication directly to the eye. They have found that this new invention does the job at least as effectively as and probably even better than conventionally applied eye drops.

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