Undergraduate Cancer Researchers Helped Develop Eye Glue that Could Improve Safety of LASIK Surgery
Tuesday August 28, 2012
Super glue: Tests show that adhesive could improve safety of LASIK eye surgery
Kansas State University researchers have developed a glue mixture that may reduce risks after laser vision correction surgery.
Stacy Littlechild, a recent bachelor’s degree graduate in biology originally from Wakeeney, is the lead author of two studies that describe a new protocol involving ﬁbrinogen, riboﬂavin and ultraviolet light that could improve the safety of the corrective surgery.
Read about Dr. Gary Conrad’s cancer-related research in the Division of Biology.