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Demographics of UK contact lens prescribing

Morgan, Philip B. & Efron, Nathan (2008) Demographics of UK contact lens prescribing. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 31(1), pp. 50-51.

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Abstract

To assess the demographics of UK contact lens prescribing, data gathered from annual contact lens fitting surveys conducted over the past 12 years were mined for clinically useful information. Significant gender differences in age, lens design, wearing modality and wearing frequency are putatively explained in terms of cosmetic and lifestyle factors.

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ID Code: 19018
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Contact lens, Demographics, Gender, Age, Prescribing, Fitting, Survey
DOI: 10.1016/j.clae.2007.11.005
ISSN: 1367-0484
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Optometry and Ophthalmology not elsewhere classified (111399)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2009 12:59
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:51

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