Light-responsive biomaterials for ocular drug delivery

Abdelmohsen, Hend and Copeland, Nikki and Hardy, John (2022) Light-responsive biomaterials for ocular drug delivery. Drug Delivery and Translational Research. ISSN 2190-3948

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Abstract

Light-responsive biomaterials can be used for the delivery of therapeutic drugs and nucleic acids, where the tunable/precise delivery of payload highlights the potential of such biomaterials for treating a variety of conditions. The translucency of eyes and advances of laser technology in ophthalmology make light-responsive delivery of drugs feasible. Importantly, light can be applied in a non-invasive fashion; therefore, light-triggered drug delivery systems have great potential for clinical impact. This review will examine various types of light-responsive polymers and the chemistry that underpins their application as ophthalmic drug delivery systems.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Drug Delivery and Translational Research
Uncontrolled Keywords:
/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
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ID Code:
173191
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Deposited On:
15 Jul 2022 14:30
Refereed?:
Yes
Published?:
Published
Last Modified:
04 Dec 2022 00:50