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Contact Lenses

Known as: Contact lens, Lenses, Contact 
Lenses designed to be worn on the front surface of the eyeball. (UMDNS, 1999)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ABSTRACT Fungal keratitis is commonly caused by Fusarium species and less commonly by Candida species. Recent outbreaks of… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
For 30 years, contact lens research focused on the need for highly oxygen-permeable (Dk) soft lens materials. High Dk silicone… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
CONTEXT Fungal keratitis is a potentially blinding condition that is rarely seen with contact lens wear. OBJECTIVE To describe… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The aim of this study was to evaluate "in vivo" the usefulness of molecular imprinting technology to obtain therapeutic soft… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The aim of this paper was to determine the adhesion of two physico-chemically characterized bacterial strains to a surface… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Contact lens wear is a successful form of vision correction. However, adverse responses can occur during wear. Many of these… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of long-term contact lens wear on corneal thickness, curvature, and surface regularity. DESIGN A… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Bacterial biofilm formation on contact lenses (CLs), and CL storage cases may be a risk factor for CL‐associated corneal… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
The wearing of contact lenses has increased dramatically in the past decade; over 4 million people in the United States now use… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Over 13 million people in the United States wear soft contact lenses for refractive correction. Ulcerative keratitis is… Expand