Dry eye symptoms and signs in long-term contact lens wearers.

  title={Dry eye symptoms and signs in long-term contact lens wearers.},
  author={Snje{\vz}ana Ka{\vs}telan and Adrian Lukenda and Jasminka Salopek-Rabati{\'c} and Josko Pavan and Marta Gotovac},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  volume={37 Suppl 1},
The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between the self-reported symptoms and objective signs of dry eye disease in long-term rigid gas-permeable (RGP) or soft contact lens (SCL) wearers. The study included 32 eyes of Caucasian RGP and SCL wearers between the age of 21 and 42 who wore contact lenses continuously on a daily basis for more than 2 years. Symptoms were assessed according to the Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI). Clinical assessments included corneal fluorescein… CONTINUE READING


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