Corneal changes from hydrophilic contact lenses
Corneal thickness and corneal curvature were measured before and after the wearing of hydrophilic contact lenses and it was consistently found that the thickness increased while the curvature virtually remained unaltered. On removal of the lenses the cornea returned to its normal thickness within two hours.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Cornea, Contact Lenses/, adverse effects, Contact Lenses, Hydrophilic/adverse effects, Eye Diseases/etiology, Humans|
|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 1973 American Academy of Optometry|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||27 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:29|
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