Table 2: Biomedical and pharmacologic applications of hyaluronan.

AreaApplicationExample

BiomedicalOrthopedic surgeryArthritis
RheumatologyOsteoarthritis
OphthamologyEye surgery
OtolaryngologyTreatment of the vocal fold
Dermatology and plastic surgeryDermal filler
Wound healing and dressingDiabetic ulcer, skin burns
Tissue engineering
PharmacologyDrug delivery