Variations in blinking bahaviour during soft lens wear
The change in blinking behaviour following the fitting of soft contact lenses was monitored in seven subjects. The mean blink rate increased from 12.1 blinks/minute to 20.3 despite all subjects achieving comfortable all day wear. there was no evidence of a consistant change in the completeness of the blinking action, only in the rate. Although there are reports to the contrary, we have found that wearing soft contact lenses has a similar effect on the blinking behaviour to that efect resulting from the wearing of hard contact lenses.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|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
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1984 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||31 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 16:54|
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