Contact lens induced peripheral ulcers during hydrogel contact lens wear.

@article{Grant1998ContactLI,
  title={Contact lens induced peripheral ulcers during hydrogel contact lens wear.},
  author={Tom R. Grant and Mei Sian Chong and Claire M Vajdic and Helen Swarbrick and Carl Gauthier and Deborah F. Sweeney and Brien Anthony Holden},
  journal={The CLAO journal : official publication of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={145-51}
}
PURPOSE Ulcerative keratitis is the most serious adverse response associated with contact lens wear. However, some reports of microbial keratitis in the literature may refer to a less severe form of corneal ulceration, which we have termed contact lens induced peripheral ulcers (CLPU). METHODS We present details of 11 cases of CLPU which occurred in clinical trials at our research unit. RESULTS CLPU episodes are characterized by a single, small (< 2 mm diameter) circular lesion in the… CONTINUE READING

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