65% of trauma victims suffer from problematic scarring, some of which can remain for the rest of their lives. Wounds to the surface of the body, as a consequence of trauma or disease, can cause significant problems through infection or long-term deformity through scarring.
Researchers at the Healthcare Technologies Institute are developing new technologies that will help minimise the impact of scarring both on the skin and the eyes.
Researchers have developed a revolutionary eye-drop to prevent corneal scarring and blindness
Researchers are creating a dressing to stop disabling disfigurements caused by burns
The Centre investigates how the body heals and protects itself following conflict trauma