Contact lens hygiene compliance and lens case contamination: A review.

@article{Wu2015ContactLH,
  title={Contact lens hygiene compliance and lens case contamination: A review.},
  author={Yvonne Tzu-Ying Wu and Mark Willcox and H. P. Zhu and Fiona Jane Stapleton},
  journal={Contact lens & anterior eye : the journal of the British Contact Lens Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={
          307-16
        }
}
A contaminated contact lens case can act as a reservoir for microorganisms that could potentially compromise contact lens wear and lead to sight threatening adverse events. The rate, level and profile of microbial contamination in lens cases, compliance and other risk factors associated with lens case contamination, and the challenges currently faced in this field are discussed. The rate of lens case contamination is commonly over 50%. Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, Bacillus spp… CONTINUE READING
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