Effect of cholesterol deposition on bacterial adhesion to contact lenses.

@article{Omali2011EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cholesterol deposition on bacterial adhesion to contact lenses.},
  author={Negar Babaei Omali and Hua Zhu and Zhenjun Zhao and Jerome Ozkan and Bang-lao Xu and Roya N. Borazjani and Mark Duncan Perry Willcox},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={2011},
  volume={88 8},
  pages={950-8}
}
PURPOSE To examine the effect of cholesterol on the adhesion of bacteria to silicone hydrogel contact lenses. METHODS Contact lenses, collected from subjects wearing Acuvue Oasys or PureVision lenses, were extracted in chloroform:methanol (1:1, v/v) and amount of cholesterol was estimated by thin-layer chromatography. Unworn lenses were soaked in… CONTINUE READING