Boston IV: How much pump? How much permeability
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The most fundamental premise of RGP materials has been that they reduce the corneas dependancy for oxygen on the lid/lens tear pump. Yet, evidence that this is really happening has been largely indirect, eg. through the nonoccurences of visible oedema, or a lesser degree of swelling measurable by pachometry. But what part of corneal relief from hypoxia does come from lens permeability, and what part comes from the lens pump.
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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 1998 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Deposited On:||08 Feb 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:30|
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