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Rigid gas permeable contact lens and corneal topography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11396397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We investigated the effect of high Dk daily wear rigid gas permeable contact lenses on corneal topography. Eight young myopic subjects wore hard contact lenses for 21 days. Corneal topography was monitored using the EyeSys system. It was measured every day during the next 21 days after the fitting. We recorded the corneal radius of curvature at 16 peripheral points approximately 1, 2, 3 and 4 mm along the four principal meridians (nasal, superior, inferior and temporal). Our study showed that daily wear RGP Forum 210 does not produce significant alterations of the corneal curvature as a function of time.
E Yebra-Pimentel; M J Giráldez; F L Arias; J González; J M González; M A Parafita; M Febrero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians (Optometrists)     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0275-5408     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmic Physiol Opt     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-08     Completed Date:  2001-06-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8208839     Medline TA:  Ophthalmic Physiol Opt     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  236-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Applied Physics (Optometry Group), School of Optics and Optometry, University of Santiago de Compostela, 15706 Galicia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Contact Lenses, Hydrophilic / adverse effects*
Corneal Diseases / etiology*,  pathology
Corneal Topography / methods
Myopia / pathology,  rehabilitation
Treatment Outcome

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