Patterns of mucin adherence to contact lenses.

  title={Patterns of mucin adherence to contact lenses.},
  author={Monica S Berry and Annali Harris and Anthony P Corfield},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  volume={44 2},
PURPOSE Contact lens wear alters the preocular fluid through factors that include tear deposits on the lens. In the current study, lens-adherent material was extracted to assess whether contact lenses sample mucins from the preocular fluid. METHODS Discarded extended-wear contact lenses were collected from patients with no ocular surface disease. Mucins were extracted in guanidine hydrochloride (GuHCl) with protease inhibitors. After the supernatant was removed, the extraction was repeated… CONTINUE READING


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