Contact lens lubricants II - Clinical considerations
When a contact lens lubricnt meets the eye and contact lens, it viscocity, wetting angle, pH, buffering capacity, osmolarity, and refractive index all participate in modifying that anteior ocular environment. Contact lens Lubricants are often indicated and must be selected for the individual patient based upon their lens type, ocular variables and environments. At this time, the choice of lubricant most often used is based not on knowledge of solution properties, but on the individual practitioner's preference, perhaps tempered by trial and error during use.
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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 1988 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Deposited On:||08 Feb 2006 00:00|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 13:10|
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