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Use of contact lenses significantly associated with dry eye status

November 25, 2014

DENVER – Dry eye status in patients who wear contact lenses was significantly associated with contact lens wettability, deposition and debris, according to a presenter here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Padmapriya Ramamoorthy, BScOptom, MS, PhD, FAAO, explained that she and a colleague conducted a study "to quantify and assess differences in clinical and contact lens characteristics between normal soft contact lens wearers and those with [contact lens dry eye].”

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