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Soft contact lens-related dry eye was associated with tear dynamics while wearing soft contact lenses but not after they were removed, according to a study published by Current Eye Research.

The prospective study analyzed the right eyes of 17 full-time disposable or frequent replacement soft contact lens users at Wada Eye Clinic (11 men, 6 women; mean age: 36.8 ± 8.3 years). Participants were divided into 2 groups depending on the presence or absence of dry eye symptoms while wearing contact lenses. Tear dynamics…


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  1. Aug 10, 2018

Plain Talk About the Consequences of Poor Contact Lens Care

Contact lens acute red eye may be caused by several factors, including, contact lens over wear, sleeping in contact lenses, or poor hygiene, noted Tami Hagemeyer, ABOC, lead optician at Premier Vision Group in Bowling Green, OH, during the American Optometric Association’s 2018 annual meeting in…

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  1. Jan 10, 2020

Soft Contact Lens-induced Dry Eye Linked to Tear Dynamics Only While Wearing Lenses

Soft contact lens-related dry eye was associated with tear dynamics while wearing soft contact lenses but not after they were removed, according to a study published by Current Eye Research.

The prospective study analyzed…