Date of Award

12-2003

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Jennifer Smythe

Abstract

Current rigid gas permeable lens wearers were refit into the thirty day continuous wear Menicon Z gas permeable lens. The purpose of the study was to evaluate how the subjects transitioned to the new Menicon Z lenses and the thirty day wearing schedule. Subjects were monitored for two months for an ocular health changes by assessing visual acuity, performing biomicroscopy and lens fit evaluation, and corneal topography.

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Optometry Commons

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