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Corneal thickness in extended wear of soft contact lenses.
  1. N K Hirji and
  2. J R Larke

    Abstract

    The continual wearing of a soft contact lens for a period of 20 weeks is shown to produce no significant evidence of corneal swelling, although the use of soft lenses in conjunction with a topically applied solution is shown to produce evidence of transient swelling. The extent of corneal thinning during waking hours is also shown to be reduced among wearers of contact lenses for long periods.

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