The future of RGP lenses? Larger-diameter and hybrid lenses offer all of the benefits of RGP le...

17 May 2011
Volume 12, Issue 2

This review article describes a new generation of RGP lenses that aim to give the comfort of a soft lens with the vision of an RGP.

Introduction

For many of us new rigid gas-permeable (RGP) fits are becoming a rare occurrence and our existing RGP wearers are becoming an elderly group (Morgan 2008). What is the reason for the demise of the RGP corneal lens – and should we be concerned?

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