Microbiologic evaluation of frequent-replacement soft contact lenses.

@article{Iskeleli2002MicrobiologicEO,
  title={Microbiologic evaluation of frequent-replacement soft contact lenses.},
  author={G{\"u}zin Iskeleli and Hrisi Bahar and Mustafa Unal and Ozgur Artunay and Nilufer Akova and Muzeyyen Mamal Torun},
  journal={The CLAO journal : official publication of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={192-5}
}
PURPOSE This article reports a microbiologic study of two kinds of monthly frequent-replacement daily wear soft contact lenses, with different amounts of water content, in asymptomatic contact lens wearers. METHOD We studied 35 lenses of 18 patients who wear frequent-replacement soft contact lenses with a water content of 38% and 40 lenses of 20 patients using frequent-replacement contact lenses with a water content of 55%. The lenses worn by patients regularly for 1 month were removed from… CONTINUE READING