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Managing the emerging presbyopic contact lens wearer

Woods, Jill, Woods, Craig and Fonn, Desmond 2009, Managing the emerging presbyopic contact lens wearer, Optometry today, vol. 49, no. 12, pp. 32-35.

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Title Managing the emerging presbyopic contact lens wearer
Author(s) Woods, Jill
Woods, CraigORCID iD for Woods, Craig orcid.org/0000-0002-5942-6247
Fonn, Desmond
Journal name Optometry today
Volume number 49
Issue number 12
Start page 32
End page 35
Total pages 4
Publisher Ten Alps Publishing
Place of publication Cheshire, England
Publication date 2009-06-19
ISSN 0268-5485
Keyword(s) contact lenses
hydrogel
multifocal
near vision
performance of contact lens
Summary The article deals with a study that examined the performance of a new silicone hydrogel multifocal contact lens for emerging presbyopes compared to other forms of correction. Study participants were asked to wear a different lens design for a week at a time. They were divided into the asymptomatic group and the symptomatic group. Results of the study showed that 24 participants had no difficulties with near vision tasks. It also found similar ghosting between the multifocal and habitual corrections for the near tasks under low illumination.
Language eng
Field of Research 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30047588

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Medicine
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