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Continuous wearing of Duragel contact lenses by Swedish air force pilots.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  532809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a report of the application of contact lenses for prolonged wear by military pilots. The safety and effectiveness of wearing these non-HEMA hydrophilic lenses in a highly demanding visual environment is described in the case of an individual jet-fighter pilot who has worn these lenses continuously for 3 years without any complications.
K Nilsson; R H Rengstorff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of optometry and physiological optics     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0093-7002     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Optom Physiol Opt     Publication Date:  1979 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-04-23     Completed Date:  1980-04-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417614     Medline TA:  Am J Optom Physiol Opt     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  356-8     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
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MeSH Terms
Aerospace Medicine*
Atmospheric Pressure
Contact Lenses, Hydrophilic* / adverse effects
Myopia / rehabilitation
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Refractive Errors / rehabilitation*
Time Factors
Visual Acuity

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