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Contact lens related problems presenting in casualty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2237386     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The use of contact lenses in preference to spectacles has gained much popularity over recent years. This, however, is not without its complications and eye departments are now seeing an increasing number of contact lens related eye disease. This study seeks to show the range of complications seen, their treatment and outcome. It also outlines the types of contact lens in popular use, the reason for wear, the duration of wear and the sex, age and professional distribution of contact lens wearers.
Authors:
R Sanders; G McIlwaine; T Barrie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scottish medical journal     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0036-9330     ISO Abbreviation:  Scott Med J     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-07     Completed Date:  1990-12-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2983335R     Medline TA:  Scott Med J     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Glasgow Eye Infirmary.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Conjunctivitis / etiology
Contact Lenses / adverse effects*
Cornea / injuries
Corneal Ulcer / etiology
Eye Diseases / etiology*
Female
Humans
Keratitis / etiology
Male
Middle Aged

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