Prevalence of contact lens-related complications: UCLA contact lens study.

@article{Forister2009PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of contact lens-related complications: UCLA contact lens study.},
  author={Julie F Y Forister and Eric F Forister and Karen K Yeung and Ping Ye and Marisa Y Chung and Aaron Tsui and Barry A Weissman},
  journal={Eye & contact lens},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={176-80}
}
PURPOSE This study is a cross-sectional analysis of the types and prevalence of contact lens (CL)-related complications among CL wearing patients seen in a university clinic setting. METHODS Data on CL material and design, care system, and ocular complications were recorded and statistically analyzed for CL wearers. RESULTS Of the 572 patients (846 eyes) recruited during the study, approximately 50% of the eyes had at least one CL-related complication. Rigid gas permeable (GP) CLs had a… CONTINUE READING

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