Lid-wiper epitheliopathy and dry-eye symptoms in contact lens wearers.

@article{Korb2002LidwiperEA,
  title={Lid-wiper epitheliopathy and dry-eye symptoms in contact lens wearers.},
  author={Donald R Korb and Jack V. Greiner and John P Herman and Eric H{\'e}bert and Victor M Finnemore and Joan M Exford and Thomas Glonek and Mary Catherine Olson},
  journal={The CLAO journal : official publication of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={211-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate whether dry-eye symptoms are associated with epitheliopathy of that portion of the upper eyelid marginal conjunctiva-the lid wiper-that wipes the ocular, or contact lens surface, during blinking. METHODS Subjects were divided into two groups based on the presence or absence of dry-eye symptoms. The lid wiper of asymptomatic (n=75) and symptomatic (n=30) soft contact lens wearers was examined, following the instillation of fluorescein and rose bengal dyes. Lid-wiper… CONTINUE READING
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