Summaries of current interesting research in eye care
Wednesday, December 05, 2007
CONTACT LENSES SAFE IN INDUSTRIAL AND CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENTS
SOURCE: Tyhurst K, McNett R, Bennett E. The safety and efficacy of contact lens wear in the industrial and chemical workplace. Optom 2007;78(11):596-604.
Contact lens wear is banned in many industrial and chemical work environments. However, research has shown that contact lenses typically provide protective benefits that decrease the severity of ocular injury and improve worker performance.