Contact Lenses That Deliver Drugs Directly to the Eye Win Health Care Prize

Contact lenses that deliver drugs directly to the eye win health care prize

Eight teams pitched novel health care inventions at the annual MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize competition, held as part of the 16th annual MIT Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovations Conference. The team, Theraoptix, took home the $25,000 grand prize, sponsored by health services firm Optum, for contact lenses that deliver medications directly to the eye over days or weeks.