Verification and inspection of GP contact lenses

6 February 2015
Volume 16, Issue 1

The importance and benefits of rigid gas-permeable lenses for quality of vision, ocular health and a decreased rate of myopic progression are well established.

Introduction 

The importance and benefits of rigid gas-permeable (GP) lenses for quality of vision (Jones-Jordan et al. 2010), ocular health (Walline et al. 2007) and a decreased rate of myopic progression (Walline et al. 2004) are well established. Not too long ago interest in this lens option was steadily declining. Increasing popularity and variety of disposable soft contact lenses were proposed to put an end to the era of GP lenses (Efron 2005). 

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