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Extended Wear Contact Lenses: an Alternative to Refractive Surgery

Posted by on May 4, 2010 in Contact Lenses | 1 comment

It is clear that extended wear is something that has vast potential for your practice. These lenses are fantastic devices that can make you and your practice look great in the eyes of your patients and possibly set you apart from your competitors. To clearly see what is new we need to take a look back to see where EW lenses started. Conventional extended wear lenses have been around since 1984, but were largely unsuccessful. Hypoxia, allergic/toxic reactions and other factors initially caused unacceptable physiological responses. Manufacturers continued research and development of...

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