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July 5, 2009

Symptoms of Dry Eye in Contact Lens Wearers

Carolyn Begley is one of the foremost researchers examing dry eye, particularlly dry eye among contact lens wearers. Dryness is a primary complaint of contact lens wearers. In contrast non-contact lens wearers complain of discomfort and irritation. Dr. Begley also discusses the significant impact of dryness on visual acuity in contact lens wearers.


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June 1, 2009

Blink Rate in Contact Lens Wearers vs Non Contact Lens Wearers

Indian University's Dr. Carolyn Begley presents interesting data on blink rate among contact lens wearers. Blink rate actually increases signficantly with contact lens wear.  Possible reasons and contributing factors are explored.


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