Contact Lens Case With Silver Shows Reduced Microbial Presence in Daily Use

A passive method involving contact lens storage cases inhospitable to bacteria may be a nearly effortless way to help prevent ocular infection, according to research presented at the American Academy

A passive method involving contact lens storage cases inhospitable to bacteria may be a nearly effortless way to help prevent ocular infection, according to research presented at the American Academy of Optometry 2021 in Boston, November 3-6, 2021.  Investigators at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, led by Parthasarathi Kalaiselvan, M Optom, examined whether the rate and level of potentially harmful microbes was reduced when habitual contact lens wearers used storage cases impregnated with silver.

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