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Effect of aging and the environment on oxygen availability under hydrogel contact lenses

Brennan, Noel A. & Carney, Leo G. (1982) Effect of aging and the environment on oxygen availability under hydrogel contact lenses. American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 59(12), pp. 1008-1112.

Abstract

Oxygen availability under hydrogel lenses was followed for 19 subjects over the first 6 months of wear. Each subject was assigned to a specific cleaning group, through which the method and intensity of cleaning was varied. The mean oxygen availability did not change significantly over the first six months of wear, regardless of the cleaning system used. However, the stability of the oxygen supply was dependent on the intensity of the cleaning system.

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ID Code: 3188
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: l.carney@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: Oxygen Consumption, Contact Lenses, Hydrophilic/, standards, Cornea/, physiology, Detergents, Disinfection, Environment, Humans, Research Support, Non, U, S, Gov't, Time Factors
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 1982 American Academy of Optometry
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 25 Jan 2006
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:21

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