Characteristics of and risk factors for contact lens-related microbial keratitis in a tertiary referral hospital

@article{Edwards2009CharacteristicsOA,
  title={Characteristics of and risk factors for contact lens-related microbial keratitis in a tertiary referral hospital},
  author={Katie L. Edwards and Lisa Keay and Thomas John Naduvilath and Grant R. Snibson and H. V. Taylor and Fiona Jane Stapleton},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={153-160}
}
AimA retrospective case–control study was conducted at a tertiary referral hospital to determine the characteristics of and risk factors for contact lens (CL) related presumed microbial keratitis.MethodsTwo hundred and ninety-one cases of presumed microbial keratitis were retrospectively identified over a 2-year period. Records were reviewed for a history of CL wear and, where identified, CL, demographic, and clinical data were collected. Lens wearing controls (n=186) were identified by a… CONTINUE READING

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