Advisory Board Update

Professor Harminder S. Dua has joined our scientific advisory board in June 2020. He is an internationally renowned ophthalmologist who will be supporting us on eye and corneal projects. Professor Dua is the Chair and Professor of ophthalmology and the head of division of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the University of Nottingham. He obtained… Read more »

Virtual ESCRS 2020 – 2-4 Oct

We are attending the virtual 38th Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Reflective Surgeon (ESCRS) from 2-4th October 2020. The ESCRS promote education and research in the field of implant and refractive surgery and the study and practice of ophthalmology. We have had the opportunity to support the development of affordable corneal surface regeneration… Read more »

Virtual EUCornea Meeting – 26 Sept

We are participating in the 11th EU Cornea Virtual Meeting on the 26th September 2020. The EUCornea Society is a platform to discuss and share knowledge among researchers in the field of ophthalmology. It provides a collaborative opportunity for organisations to progress in cornea and ocular surface disease. The Electrospinning company is working on a… Read more »

Synthetic wound healing membrane

‘Synthetic Amniotic Membrane’ development project supported by InnovateUK and the UKI2S Accelerator Programme for Technology Development Projects. For many of us, there is hardly any more life-changing disability imaginable than loss of sight. Whether through trauma or disease, the inability to rely on visual cues impacts on all matters of daily life; doing your job… Read more »

Successful membrane safety study

A recent publication in British Journal of Ophthalmology by Professor Sheila MacNeil and colleagues at the University of Sheffield and the L.V. Prasad eye clinic in Hyderabad, described how electrospun membranes can be safely applied to rabbit corneas without inducing any local or systemic toxicity. The membranes, made from poly-lactic co-glycolic acid (PLGA) 50:50, were… Read more »