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International contact lens prescribing in 2013

Morgan, Philip B., Woods, Graig A., Tranoudis, Ioannis G., Helland, Magne, Efron, Nathan, Tuefl, Ing. Mario, Grupcheva, Christina N., Jones, Deborah, Tan, Kah-Ooi, Pult, Heiko, Ravn, Ole, Gierow, Peter, Santodomingo, Jacinto, Malet, Florence, Plakitsi, Athina, Vegh, Mihaly, Erdinest, Nir, Chande, Prema K., Ragnarsdottir, Jona Birna, Itoi, Motozumi, Chu, Byoung Sun, Bendoriene, Jolanta, van der Worp, Eef, Awasthi, Suresh, Lam, Wanda, Leszcynska, Weronika, Gonzalez-Meijome, Jose Manuel, Belousov, Vadim, Silih, Mirna Stabuc, Hsiao, John and Nichols, Jason J. 2014, International contact lens prescribing in 2013, Contact lens spectrum, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 30-35.

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Title International contact lens prescribing in 2013
Author(s) Morgan, Philip B.
Woods, Graig A.
Tranoudis, Ioannis G.
Helland, Magne
Efron, Nathan
Tuefl, Ing. Mario
Grupcheva, Christina N.
Jones, Deborah
Tan, Kah-Ooi
Pult, Heiko
Ravn, Ole
Gierow, Peter
Santodomingo, Jacinto
Malet, Florence
Plakitsi, Athina
Vegh, Mihaly
Erdinest, Nir
Chande, Prema K.
Ragnarsdottir, Jona Birna
Itoi, Motozumi
Chu, Byoung Sun
Bendoriene, Jolanta
van der Worp, Eef
Awasthi, Suresh
Lam, Wanda
Leszcynska, Weronika
Gonzalez-Meijome, Jose Manuel
Belousov, Vadim
Silih, Mirna Stabuc
Hsiao, John
Nichols, Jason J.
Journal name Contact lens spectrum
Volume number 29
Issue number 1
Start page 30
End page 35
Total pages 6
Publisher PentaVision
Place of publication Ambler, Pa.
Publication date 2014
ISSN 0885-9175
Summary Every year since 2001, we have reported data from an international survey of contact lens prescribing in Contact Lens Spectrum. This work, which first started in the United Kingdom, has now recorded information about more than 250,000 contact lens fits in 54 countries. Our approach is simple. We ask contact lens prescribers (optometrists, opticians, or ophthalmologists, depending on the country) to record information about the first 10 contact lens fits that they perform after the start of the survey period each year. Each fit is then weighted to reflect the volume of fits performed by each practitioner. Information is collated at our two survey offices in Manchester, United Kingdom and Waterloo, Canada. For this report of contact lens prescribing in 2013, we report data for 21,673 lens fits in 31 markets around the world.
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 C2.1 Other contribution to refereed journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30064717

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Medicine
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