Inflammatory Response to Contact Lenses in Patients With Keratoconus Compared With Myopic Subjects

@article{Lema2008InflammatoryRT,
  title={Inflammatory Response to Contact Lenses in Patients With Keratoconus Compared With Myopic Subjects},
  author={Isabel Lema and Juan Antonio Dur{\'a}n and C. Ruiz and El{\'i}o D{\'i}ez-Feij{\'o}o and Arantxa Acera and Jes{\'u}s Merayo},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2008},
  volume={27},
  pages={758-763}
}
Purpose: To determine the levels of inflammatory molecules in the tears of patients who wore rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses (CLs) and who had either keratoconus or myopia. Methods: A prospective, case-control study with 4 groups enrolled 20 RGP CL keratoconus wearers and 28 keratoconus non-lens wearers, 20 myopic CL wearers, and 20 subjects with myopia that were non-lens wearers (1 eye per patient). Fifteen microliters of tears were collected by capillary flow. The concentration of… Expand
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