Wednesday, April 11, 2012

US Patent 8153156 - Hydrogel nanocomposites

This patent proposes a nanocomposite material having the capability to mimic the natural lens of the eye and thus eliminate the need for reading glasses after cataract surgery. Claim 1 reads:

1. A hydrogel nanocomposite comprising a reversible hydrogel having nanoparticles dispersed therein, wherein said nanoparticles have particle sizes less than about 150 nm.

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