Effects of contact lenses on the ocular surface in patients with keratoconus: piggyback versus ClearKone hybrid lenses.

@article{Acar2012EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of contact lenses on the ocular surface in patients with keratoconus: piggyback versus ClearKone hybrid lenses.},
  author={Banu Torun Acar and Ece Turan Vural and Suphi Acar},
  journal={Eye & contact lens},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={43-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Because patients with keratoconus tend to wear contact lens for a long period of time, they are more prone to ocular surface changes induced by the lenses. This study aimed to compare immunohistochemical changes induced by two different types of contact lenses in patients with keratoconus. METHODS Twenty-four contact lens-naive keratoconus patients (30 eyes) were included in this prospective study. Group 1 comprised 14 eyes (12 patients) wearing piggyback lenses, and group 2… CONTINUE READING
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