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The aim of this study was to analyze the bacterial and fungal microbiota found in contact lens cases among two groups of patients to correlate the data on the habits of contact lens users and to evaluate whether there is a difference in the culture results between users of ridged and nonridged contact lens cases.
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Name: Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
The aim of this study was to examine cohesion, coaggregation, and coculture between bacteria commonly isolated from contact lens cases.
Contact lenses, when worn and cared for properly, are a safe and effective form of vision correction used by an estimated 45 million Americans. However, contact lens wearers are at risk for contact le...
To investigate the ocular surface of an aged population wearing a daily disposable contact lens (CL) over their 1st day of wear.
Contact lens wearers complain of various types of contact lens discomfort (CLD), which may result in the discontinuation of contact lenses. CLD is often associated with dry eye disease. A contact lens...
The population of soft contact lens wearers is increasing, thus the issues of feeling comfortable and contact lens-induced clinical symptoms are concerned. Both lysozyme deposition and mechanical fric...
This is a pilot evaluation to assess the feasibility of using novel imaging process to characterize lens edge and limbal epithelial thickness profile; lens movement with gaze and blink; an...
Despite its prevalence, the ocular causes of eye fatigue or unknown and may be related to the cornea/contact lens surface, the accommodative system, the convergence system, overall postura...
Contact lens induced dry eyes leads to lens intolerance and discontinuation. Incidence of dry eye in contact lens wearer is significantly higher in Asian population compared to other ethni...
The purpose of this trial is to evaluate the factors affecting comfortable contact lens wear and how those factors affect contact lens replacement frequency.
The most common reason for contact lens discontinuation is contact lens discomfort. The investigators believe that inflammation plays a role in contact lens discomfort and the use of lifit...
Sterile solutions used to clean and disinfect contact lenses.
Insertion of an artificial lens to replace the natural CRYSTALLINE LENS after CATARACT EXTRACTION or to supplement the natural lens which is left in place.
A method of ETHICAL ANALYSIS that emphasizes practical problem solving through examining individual cases that are considered to be representative; sometimes used to denote specious argument or rationalization. Differentiate from casuistics, which is the recording and study of cases and disease.
Identification of those persons (or animals) who have had such an association with an infected person, animal, or contaminated environment as to have had the opportunity to acquire the infection. Contact tracing is a generally accepted method for the control of sexually transmitted diseases.
Examination of the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye with a specialized optical instrument (gonioscope) or a contact prism lens.