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Monday, August 20, 2012

CONTACT LENS THAT MONITORS INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE IN GLAUCOMA PATIENTS

This study in JAMA tested a contact lens for use in monitoring intra-ocular pressure and concluded:

Repeated use of the contact lens sensor demonstrated good safety and tolerability. The recorded IOP patterns showed fair to good reproducibility, suggesting that data from continuous 24-hour IOP monitoring may be useful in the management of patients with glaucoma.

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