Non-vascular stents are a family of devices used for a variety of applications, including esophageal, biliary, colonic, tracheal, and bronchial implantations. Non-vascular stents employs minimally-invasive procedure for implantation. A minimally-invasive procedure offers faster recovery with reduced pain, and shorter hospital stay. Non-vascular stents are increasingly being used in various applications such as in the treatment of pulmonary, urological, and gastrointestinal diseases. The use of these stents is also increasing in the neural and ophthalmic fields.