• European Patent Office approves OcuMedic's contact lens drug delivery system

    12 days ago - By Healio

    OcuMedic Inc. announced that its contact lens drug delivery system has been granted a patent by the European Patent Office.
    This will cover the company's intellectual property for time-released delivery of drugs through prescription, soft contact lenses, according to a press release from the company.
    The drugs included in the patented contacts aid in the treatment of conditions including dry eye and glaucoma. They also provide controlled release of anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and pain-reducing drugs for postoperative care for cataract surgery, LASIK and similar procedures.
    “The
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