Comparative Analysis of Tear Film Levels of Inflammatory Mediators in Contact Lens Users


Elgin C. Y. , Iskeleli G., Talaz S., Akyol S.

CURRENT EYE RESEARCH, vol.41, no.4, pp.441-447, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/02713683.2015.1037001
  • Journal Name: CURRENT EYE RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.441-447

Abstract

Purpose: To compare tear films levels of various inflammatory cytokines in asymptomatic contact lens (CL) users. CL users of rigid gas-permeable CLs (RGPCL) (group 1) or silicone hydrogel CLs (SiHCL) (group 2) were compared with non-CL-using healthy subjects (group 3).