Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/35033

TitlePerformance of three multipurpose disinfecting solutions with a silicone hydrogel contact lens
Author(s)García-Porta, Nery
Rico-del-Viejo, L.
Neves, Helena
Matos, Sofia Cláudia Peixoto de
Queirós, A.
González-Méijome, José Manuel
Issue date2015
PublisherHindawi Publishing Corporation
JournalBioMed research international
CitationGarcía-Porta, Nery; Rico-del-Viejo, Laura; Neves, Helena; Peixoto-de-Matos, Sofia Claudia; Queirós, António; González-Méijome JM. Performance of Three Multipurpose Disinfecting Solutions with a Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens, BioMed Research International , 216932, 1, 1-13, 2015.
Abstract(s)To evaluate the clinical performance of a silicone hydrogel (Si-Hy) soft contact lens (CL) in combination with three differentmultipurpose disinfecting solutions (MPDSs).Methods.Thiswas a prospective, randomized, single-masked, crossover, and comparative study in which 31 habitual soft CL wearers were randomly assigned to one of the three MPDSs (Synergi, COMPLETE RevitaLens, and OPTI-FREE PureMoist) for 1 month with a 1-week wash-out period between each exposure. All subjects were successfully refitted with a Si-Hy CL (Biofinity). Subjects were then scheduled for follow-up visits after 1 month of lens wear, being evaluated at 2 and 8 hours after lens insertion. Visual Analogue Scales (VAS) were used to gauge comfort rating. Results. The tarsal conjunctiva showed a significantly different degree of lid redness between the MPDSs at the 2-hour visit (P < 0.05, Kruskal- Wallis test), being lower for COMPLETE RevitaLens compared to the other two MPDSs (Mann-Whitney U test). Furthermore, a significantly different degree of lid roughness at the 8-hour visit was seen (P < 0.05, Kruskal-Wallis test), being higher for Synergi (Mann-Whitney U test).Thesubjective comfort was similar with the threeMPDSs. Conclusion. Tarsal conjunctival response should be also considered in the context of the clinical performance of MPDs at the ocular surface.
TypeArticle
Description"Article ID 216932"
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/35033
DOI10.1155/2015/216932
ISSN2314-6133
2314-6141
Publisher versionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/216932
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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