Tech news

28 February 2019
Winter 2019

What's happening in the world of technology.


Scientists have developed an eye patch that uses detachable, biodegradable microneedles to deliver ocular drugs. 

Tests on mice with induced corneal neovascularisation showed that a single application of the patch was 90 per cent more effective in alleviating the condition than applying a single eye drop with 10 times more drug content. 

Sign in to continue

Forgotten password?

Not already a member of The College?

Start enjoying the benefits of College membership today. Take a look at what the College can offer you and view our membership categories and rates.

Related further reading

Abstracts from the online Women in Vision UK Annual Meeting 2022 are presented.

The BBC Wales newsreader revealed that she 'could have lost her sight' had it not been for her optometrist, according to the newspaper report.

The College is asking for feedback from members on changes to its patient leaflets.