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2019

Clinical and biochemical analysis of the ageing tear film

Mann, A., Campbell, D., Mirza, Z., Hunt, O., Wolffsohn, J. S. & Tighe, B. J., 11 May 2019, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Tears
Age Groups
Serum Albumin
Biomarkers
Health

Structural modification of styrene Maleic anhydride copolymers for plant bioactive compound extraction

Punyamoonwongsa, P., Kakumyan, P., Saichana, N. & Tighe, B., 1 Apr 2019, Materials Science and Technology X. Pinwanich, P. & Soisungval, A. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications, p. 351-357 7 p. (Key Engineering Materials; vol. 798 KEM).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Maleic anhydride
Styrene
Copolymers
Membranes
Lipids
Maltose
dendrimers
Polyelectrolytes
bioinstrumentation
Biosensors
Silver
Nanoparticles
Surface plasmon resonance
Spectroscopy
Silver Nitrate
2018

Contact lens dehydration and its influence on contact lens clinical performance

Molock, F., Bhamra, T., Franklin, V. & Tighe, B., 30 Jun 2018, In : Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 41, Suppl 1, p. S52

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

High modulus hydrogels for ophthalmic and related biomedical applications

Bhamra, T. S., Tighe, B. J. & Li, J., 8 Oct 2018, In : Journal of biomedical materials research: part B.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hydrogels
Polyurethanes
Polymers
Water content
Chemical analysis

Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Effects on Water Structuring and Adhesion in Denture Adhesives

Gill, S. K., Roohpour, N., An, Y., Gautrot, J. E., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 13 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Dental prostheses
Adhesives
Adhesion
Water
Polymers
Contact lenses
Permeation
Electrolytes
Water
Water content

Synthesis and Characterization of Chemically-Modified Cassava Starch Grafted with Poly(2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate) for Blending with Poly(Lactic Acid)

Bunkerd, R., Molloy, R., Somsunan, R., Punyodom, W., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 21 May 2018, In : Starch - Stärke.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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polylactic acid
cassava starch
Manihot
Starch
starch

The potential influence of Schirmer strip variables on dry eye disease characterisation, and on tear collection and analysis

García-Porta, N., Mann, A., Sáez-Martínez, V., Franklin, V., Wolffsohn, J. S. & Tighe, B., 1 Feb 2018, In : Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 41, 1, p. 47-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Eye Diseases
Tears
Osmolar Concentration
Weights and Measures
Proteins
2017

Biodegradable compatibilized poly(L-lactide)/thermoplastic polyurethane blends: design, preparation and property testing

Suthapakti, K., Molloy, R., Punyodom, W., Nalampang, K., Leejarkpai, T., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 17 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation. in press

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Polyurethanes
Phase locked loops
Thermoplastics
Testing
Copolymers
Open Access
File
Contact Lenses
Lenses
Hydrogel
Tensile Strength
Silicones

The nature and consequence of vitronectin interaction in the non-compromised contact lens wearing eye

Cooner, M., Mann, A. & Tighe, B., 1 Aug 2017, In : Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 40, 4, p. 228-235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Vitronectin
Contact Lenses
Lenses
Cell Count
Fibrinolysin

Tuneable denture adhesives using biomimetic principles for enhanced tissue adhesion in moist environments

Gill, S. K., Roohpour, N., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 63, p. 326-335

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Tissue Adhesions
Biomimetics
Dental prostheses
Dentures
Adhesives
2016

Bioplastics: New Routes, New Products

Ross, G., Ross, S. & Tighe, B. J., 11 Oct 2016, Brydson's Plastics Materials: Eighth Edition. Elsevier, p. 631-652 22 p. Chapter 23

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Plastics
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Acids
Biodegradation
Carbon Dioxide

Ocular biotribology and the contact lens: Surface interactions and ocular response

Mann, A. & Tighe, B. J., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 45-74 30 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Contact lenses
Lubrication
Vision aids
Joint prostheses
Wear of materials

Physicochemical properties of hydrogels for use in ophthalmology

Tighe, B. J. & Mann, A., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 75-100 26 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ophthalmology
Hydrogels
Interpenetrating polymer networks
Water
Hydrogel
Open Access
File
Tin
Copolymers
Fibers
Processing
Viscosity measurement
Open Access
File
Contact Lenses
Drug Delivery Systems
Coloring Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
In Vitro Techniques

The ageing ocular surface: challenges for biomaterials design and function

Mann, A., Campbell, D. & Tighe, B. J., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 17-43 27 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biocompatible Materials
Biomaterials
Aging of materials

The development of biomaterials for contact lens applications: effects of wear modality on materials design

Tighe, B. J. & Mann, A., 21 Apr 2016, Biomaterials and regenerative medicine in ophthalmology. Chirila, T. V. & Harkin, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. London (UK): Woodhead, p. 369-399 31 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials; no. 112).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Contact lenses
Biocompatible Materials
Biomaterials
Hydrogels
Wear of materials
2015

Comparison of hydrophilic and hydrophobic active molecules release from polymer-phospholipid complexes

Saez, V. & Tighe, B. J., Jul 2015, In : Journal of Chemical Research. 2, 7, p. 677-689 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phospholipids
Polymers
Molecules
Drug delivery
Nanostructures
Open Access
File
Biomimetics
Styrene
Surface Properties
Phospholipids
phospholipid

Preparation and property testing of compatibilized poly(l-lactide)/thermoplastic polyurethane blends

Suthapakti, K., Molloy, R., Punyodom, W., Nalampang, K., Leejarkpai, T., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., Aug 2015, In : Macromolecular Symposia. 354, 1, p. 299-304 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
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Polyurethanes
Phase locked loops
Thermoplastics
preparation
Testing