Effect of lid closure on contact lens-associated Pseudomonas keratitis.

@article{Aswad1989EffectOL,
  title={Effect of lid closure on contact lens-associated Pseudomonas keratitis.},
  author={M I Aswad and Michael Barza and Jules Baum},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1989},
  volume={107 11},
  pages={1667-70}
}
New or used extended-wear soft contact lenses, preincubated in suspensions of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, were placed on the corneas of rabbits. The lids were then sutured shut for either 1 or 2 weeks. Bacterial keratitis occurred in 9 of 9 eyes fitted with the used contaminated lenses but in none of 12 eyes fitted with new contaminated or new noncontaminated… CONTINUE READING