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The use of continuous-wear silicone contact lenses in the optical correction of aphakia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  655225     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Forty-two aphakic eyes of 37 patients were fitted with oxygen-permeable silicone rubber corneal contact lenses. Thirty-four eyes had the lens after two to 11 months of continuous use. Visual results, comfort, and patient acceptance were good, but the deposition of mucus on the lenses remains a problem.
A A Dahl; E R Brocks
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0002-9394     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1978 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-07-15     Completed Date:  1978-07-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370500     Medline TA:  Am J Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  454-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aphakia, Postcataract / therapy*
Contact Lenses / adverse effects,  standards*
Eye Diseases / etiology
Middle Aged
Silicone Elastomers
Time Factors
Visual Acuity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Silicone Elastomers

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