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The contact lens environment: Tear proteins in perspective

Carney, Leo G. & Hill, Richard M. (1985) The contact lens environment: Tear proteins in perspective. Journal of the American Optometric Association, 56(3), pp. 202-204.

Abstract

Tear protein deposition on contact lenses can lead to interruption or even cessation of lens wear. Yet, there are positive roles that tear proteins play in the maintenance of ocular integrity, with and without contact lenses present. One of these roles, that of tear buffering, is explored here.

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ID Code: 3172
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: l.carney@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: Contact Lenses, Tears/, physiology, Buffers, Eye Proteins/physiology, Humans, Hydrogen, Ion Concentration, Research Support, Non, U, S, Gov't
ISSN: 1529-1839
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 1985 Elsevier
Deposited On: 30 Jan 2006
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 16:54

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