Patterns of prescribing extended wear contact lenses
Morgan, Philip B. & Efron, Nathan (2008) Patterns of prescribing extended wear contact lenses. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 31(3), pp. 167-169.
Patterns of prescribing extended wear contact lenses in the UK were determined by mining through data gathered from annual contact lens fitting surveys conducted over the past 12 years. The increased rate of extended wear prescribing this century – which in 2007 had reached 7% and 19% of all soft lens new fits and refits, respectively – probably reflects the superior clinical performance of silicone hydrogel lenses for this purpose.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Contact lens, Gender, Age, Prescribing, Fitting, Survey, Extended wear, Silicone hydrogel lenses|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|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:||16 Apr 2009 05:29|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:51|
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