Why fit contact lenses? Part 1 - clinical reasons

Efron, Nathan (2009) Why fit contact lenses? Part 1 - clinical reasons. Contact Lens Monthly, 238(6209), pp. 24-32.

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Abstract

There are probably two main reasons why some practitioners do not bother fitting contact lenses – that it is not profitable and it is clinically too difficult. Although this article will concentrate on clinical issues rather than questions of profitability, I feel that the belief that contact lens fitting is not as profitable as prescribing spectacles is unfounded.

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ID Code: 67723
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
ISSN: 0030-3968
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
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Deposited On: 25 Feb 2014 00:27
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 22:50

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