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Contact lens wear and corneal oxygenation: current concepts

Carney, Leo G. (1993) Contact lens wear and corneal oxygenation: current concepts. Vision Asia-Pacific, 2(3), pp. 5-6.

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Abstract

the fact that the critical oxygen needs of the cornea have been established by a number of research studies using varying techniques might suggest that oxygen availability under contact lenses is no longer a significant issue in contact lens practice. The reality of the situation is very different: complications from hypoxia occur and must be managed appropriately.

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ID Code: 3318
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information, please contact the author. Author contact details: l.carney@qut.edu.au
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 1993 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 08 Feb 2006
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:30

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