oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Complications of contact lens wear : what pharmacists should know : review
|Article Title||Complications of contact lens wear : what pharmacists should know : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Tygerberg Academic Hospital|
|Publication Date||Sep 2011|
|Pages||31 - 34|
|Keyword(s)||Complications, Contact lens, Hypoxic reactions, Infectious keratitis and Keratoconjunctivitis|
An ever-increasing number of people are exposed to contact lenses and the potential problems they may cause. These range in severity from mild to severe and sight-threatening. This article aims to highlight what to look for in the history taken from a contact lens wearer, and to give a brief overview of common eye problems caused by contact lenses and how to manage them appropriately in a primary care setting.
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