Microneedles less than one millimeter long may offer a better way to treat diseases like macular degeneration by delivering drugs directly to the back of the eye.
“This research could lead to a simple and safe procedure that offers doctors a better way to target drugs to specific locations in the eye,” says Samirkumar Patel, a postdoctoral researcher at Georgia Insitute of Technology.
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