Date of Award

5-1991

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Mark A. Williams, O.D.

Abstract

Two recently marketed disposable soft contact lenses, the CIBA NewVue and the Vistakon Acuvue Plus, were compared for overnight corneal swelling response. After seven hours of sleep, the mean percent central corneal swelling of our fifteen subjects were 7.41% + 3.84 for the CIBA New Vue and 9.28% + 5.69 for the Vistakon Acuvue Plus. There was no statistically significant difference between the mean percent corneal swelling induced by these two contact lenses (p

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