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Latest Effects of long-term contact lens wear on the cornea Stories

Contact Lens Discomfort May Be Decreased By Changing Brand Or Solution
2013-05-01 08:24:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Healthy Vision Month kicks off a new study has found that eye irritation or discomfort that comes from use of contact lenses may be easily fixed by simply changing to a different type of lens or lens care product. The study is published in the May issue of Optometry and Vision Science. Daniel Tilia, BOptom, MOptom, of Brien Holden Vision Institute in Sydney, Australia, and his colleagues wrote in their research paper,...

LASIK Alternative - Special Contact Lenses Work At Treating Nearsightedness
2013-03-05 04:49:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Wearing a special type of contact lens overnight can improve the vision of nearsighted patients, and it does so only by changing the front portion of a person´s cornea — not the entire part of the eye that refracts light — researchers claim in a recently published study. The technique is known as orthokeratology (OK), and according to Drs. Jeong Ho Yoon of South Korea´s University of Choonhae Health Science...


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