January 2001
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan2001, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p38
Introduces reverse-geometry gas permeable contact lenses for people with nearsightedness. Study conducted on the contact lenses; Estimated cost of the lenses.


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