The significance of hand wash compliance on the transfer of dermal lipids in contact lens wear.

@article{Campbell2012TheSO,
  title={The significance of hand wash compliance on the transfer of dermal lipids in contact lens wear.},
  author={Darren Campbell and Aisling M Mann and Olivia Hunt and L{\'i}via Rodrigues Santos},
  journal={Contact lens & anterior eye : the journal of the British Contact Lens Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={71-6; quiz 96-7}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to assess the impact of hand washing regimes on lipid transference to contact lenses. The presence of lipids on contact lenses can affect visual acuity and enhance spoilation. Additionally, they may even mediate and foster microbial transfer and serve as a marker of potential dermal contamination. METHODS AND MATERIALS A… CONTINUE READING