Targeting Therapeutics to the Back of the Eye Using Microneedles, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University Study  
7/25/2012 8:08:55 AM

Thanks to tiny microneedles, eye doctors may soon have a better way to treat diseases such as macular degeneration that affect tissues in the back of the eye. That could be important as the population ages and develops more eye-related illnesses - and as pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs that otherwise could only be administered by injecting into the eye with a hypodermic needle.