NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR OPHTHALMIC PREPARATIONS


Hamsika M., D. V. Gowda, Jigyasa Vindru, Afrasim Moin

Abstract


Despite numerous efforts, ocular drug delivery still remains a challenge for pharmaceutical scientists. Most of the ocular diseases are treated by topical drug applications. But this suffers from poor bioavailability and other drawbacks. Budding interest in nanopharmaceuticals has generated a number of advancements throughout recent years with a focus on engineering novel applications. Nanotechnology also offers the ability to detect diseases at much earlier stages. Recent developments in ocular drug delivery system research have provided new insights into drug development. This review summarizes recent findings and applications of various nanoparticulate systems like nanospheres, nanosuspensions, microemulsions, liposome, etc in ocular drug delivery.

Keywords: Nanosuspensions, Ocular drug delivery, Nanoparticulate

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NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR OPHTHALMIC PREPARATIONS

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07-04-2016

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Vol 8, Issue 2, 2016 Page: 5-11

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Hamsika M.
Dept. of Pharmaceutics, JSS University, JSS College of Pharmacy, SS Nagara, Mysore 570015, Karnataka, India

D. V. Gowda
Dept. of Pharmaceutics, JSS University, JSS College of Pharmacy, SS Nagara, Mysore 570015, Karnataka, India

Jigyasa Vindru
Dept. of Pharmaceutics, JSS University, JSS College of Pharmacy, SS Nagara, Mysore 570015, Karnataka, India

Afrasim Moin
Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Hail University, Hail 81442, Saudi Arabia


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