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The use and abuse of contact lens solutions

Carney, Leo G., Hill, Richard M., Barr, Joseph T. , Jenkins, Jackie M., & Szczotka, Loretta B. (1991) The use and abuse of contact lens solutions. Contact Lens Spectrum, 6(9), pp. 29-35.

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Abstract

Successful contact lens wear happens only when ther is compatability of all components of the wearing environment: the ocular tissues, the contact lens itself, and its care system chemistry. Contact lens care solutions are formulated to optimise their actions and to sure that neither corneal nor contact lens integrity is compromised. In meeting this objective, solution properties such as pH and tonicity are among the most important. Although they are not typically listed on labels or given as insert information, these properties have been studied and evaluated for many solutions.

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ID Code: 3313
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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ISSN: 0885-9175
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 1991 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Deposited On: 08 Feb 2006
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:10

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