CORE researchers generally don’t take no for an answer, when it comes to searching for answers. If the right tool doesn’t exist, we try to build it; when we’re told it’s not possible, we beg to differ (or do our best to make it so).
Browse our innovations (click through for more information):
- Adapted pachometer with custom-built digital measurement system and custom software
- Corneal cell dessication – novel method designed s to more accurately mimic the effect of dry eye disease
- Drug delivery with novel chemicals and drugs, adapted to contact lenses
- Epithelial wound healing model
- Hypoxia chamber – Designed to study the effects of hypoxia on cell samples
- Ocuflow – An in vitro blink simulator
- Model blink cell –
- Novel method of quantifying neuropeptides
- Ocular surface cell collection apparatus (OSCCA) – Collects corneal and conjunctival cells for analysis
- Pollen chamber – Exposes contact lenses to pollen particles to investigate the impact of seasonal allergies on contact lens wear.
- Novel use of kelvin force microscopy to examine meibum and other ocular surface fluids