An introduction to ophthalmic biomaterials and their role in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
Chirila, Traian & Harkin, Damien G. (2016) An introduction to ophthalmic biomaterials and their role in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. In Chirila, Traian & Harkin, Damien G. (Eds.) Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology. Woodhead Publishing, Sawston, Cambridge.
This chapter presents a brief history of the development of ophthalmic biomaterials. Particularities in the development of ophthalmic biomaterials are discussed and some of their historic priorities within the general field of biomaterials are revealed or emphasized. The chapter then discusses the role and integration of ophthalmic biomaterials in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Ophthalmic biomaterials, Polymers, Regenerative medicine, Repair, Tissue engineering|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Biomaterials (090301)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (100400) > Regenerative Medicine (incl. Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering) (100404)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Ophthalmology (111301)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Deposited On:||07 Apr 2016 04:13|
|Last Modified:||15 Aug 2016 21:46|
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