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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 the whole K-State News Services story.

Read about Dr. Gary Conrad’s cancer-related research in the Division of Biology.