Application of Chitosan Films for the Treatment of Age-Related MacularAuthor(s): A. B. Ismailova, E. O. Batyrbekov, Z. T. Utelbaeva and A. O. Baiyrkhanova
In the last decades ophthalmic drug delivery systems providing sustained and controlled drug release are of great interest. To improve ocular drug efficiency and bioavailability, there is a significant effort done towards the development of new drug delivery systems for ophthalmic administration. In the current research an attempt was made to prepare ne w drug delivery systems based on polymeric materials with prolonged and controlled therapeutic effect. Film casting method was used in order to obtain chitosan/mexidol composites. The influence of drug concentration on the drug release kinetics was investigated.