Understanding Lens Performance from Wearers of Monthly Replacement Contact Lenses

June 2008
Optometry Today;6/13/2008, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p39
The article highlights the findings of a survey on the attitude of wearers of monthly replacement soft lenses toward the performance of their lenses. The online survey included consumers aged 18 to 40 years and was conducted in France between October and November 2007. It discovered 20 different brands of monthly replacement soft lenses utilized in the country. It was also found that wearers of monthly replacement soft lenses desire for improved comfort and ocular health for contact lenses.


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