Conjunctival Microbiome Changes Associated With Soft Contact Lens and Orthokeratology Lens Wearing.

@article{Zhang2017ConjunctivalMC,
  title={Conjunctival Microbiome Changes Associated With Soft Contact Lens and Orthokeratology Lens Wearing.},
  author={Haikun Zhang and Fuxin Zhao and D S Hutchinson and Wenfeng Sun and Nadim J Ajami and Shujuan Lai and Matthew C. Wong and Joseph F Petrosino and Jianhuo Fang and Jun Jiang and Wei Chen and Peter Sol Reinach and Jia Qu and Changqing Zeng and Dake Zhang and Xiangtian Zhou},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2017},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={128-136}
}
Purpose Usage of different types of contact lenses is associated with increased risk of sight-threatening complications. Changes in the ocular microbiome caused by contact lens wear are suggested to affect infection development in those individuals. To address this question, this study compares conjunctival microbial communities in contact lens wearers with… CONTINUE READING