News - 22 Dec 2009
Diabetics may soon be able to wear contact lenses that continuously alert them to variations in their glucose levels by changing colours - replacing the need to routinely draw blood throughout the...
News - 21 Jul 2009
Taking eye drops multiple times a day can be difficult for patients to do, and because of blinking and tearing, as little as 1 to 7 percent of the dose is actually absorbed by the eye. Now,...
News - 21 Aug 2007
Polymer Technology Group a preeminent biomaterials company, announced today that its President and CEO, Robert S. (Bob) Ward, along with Jean Jacob, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology at Louisiana...
Established in 2003, Microsystems ensures accuracy as well as quality of the tools it produces for the medical industry. In this video, Joao Goncalves of Microsystems talks about the recent...
News - 23 Nov 2004
The Cooper Companies, Inc. and Ocular Sciences, Inc. announced today that they have each obtained the required stockholder approvals for their proposed merger.
Cooper said that at a special meeting...
Article - 23 May 2017
Hydrogels are the material of choice for the manufacture of contact lens.
Article - 22 Dec 2015
Routinely measured products can be rapidly analyzed using NIR spectroscopy without any loss of product or time, thus optimizing quality control in real time.
Article - 10 Aug 2015
The usability of a contact lens largely depends on its design. Contact lenses need to be safe and convenient as they are in close contact with the eye and people may use them for extended periods of...
ZYGO's Compass™ metrology systems set the standard for automated, non-contact 3D surface metrology and process control for discrete micro lenses and molds crucial for compact imaging systems such as...
News - 12 Nov 2008
Proteins play a decisive role in both the tolerability of contact lenses and the adherence of mussels to the hulls of ships. They develop a biofilm during their initial contact with the foreign...