DSM has pioneered many innovative materials-based solutions to meet the needs of the ophthalmic industry. Our specialized biomaterials technologies have helped improve comfort for contact lens wearers for over a decade, and we continue to innovate with both our drug delivery systems and implantable materials showing great promise.​


Over 20 million people reached globally​

Examples of medical devices in which DSM biomaterials and technologies have been applied:​

  • Biostable implants​
  • Contact lenses​
  • Corneal inlays​
  • Drug delivery systems​
  • Glaucoma shunts

DSM technologies serving this market​

  • Drug delivery

    Discover our implantable drug delivery systems made of bioresorbable polymers that release precise quantities of therapeutic agents gradually over time.

  • Polyurethanes

    Explore our wide array of polyurethanes, how they can be adapted to your product designs and how we can create innovative solutions that add value to your portfolio.

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  • Our products

    DSM portfolio of innovative biomedical materials and process manufacturing technologies: Biomedical Polyethylenes, Biomedical polyurethanes, Collagen Technology, Device Development, and Extracellular Matrix (ECM) Technology. Learn more.

  • The markets we serve

    DSM Biomedical offers the broadest portfolio of biomedical materials and manufacturing across market applications, including orthopedics, ophthalmology, neurology, cardiology, diabetes, wound, and continence care.

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