Non-viral ocular gene therapy using laser and nanotechnology

11/20/2018

Image: A DNA string and a laser beam going into an eye ; Copyright: Polytechnique Montréal

Gold nanoparticles, which act like "nanolenses," concentrate the energy produced by the extremely short pulse of a femtosecond laser to create a nanoscale incision on the surface of the eye's retina cells.

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