Biomaterial Engineering

Our interests and expertise:

  • Development of model conventional and silicone hydrogel lens materials
  • Engineering of contact lens materials for ocular drug delivery
  • Incorporation of novel substances to enhance properties of model lens materials

Laboratory capabilities:

  • Characterization and quantification of protein and lipid deposition
  • Contact angle analysis
  • Nanoparticles and molecular imprinting
  • Optical transparency
  • Water content analysis