By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Vision, Working Group on Contact Lens Use Under Adverse Conditions, Pamela Ebert Flattau
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1969). , 1987), paired with the detection of a decrease in stromal pH following contact lens wear (Bonanno and Polse, 1986), indicate CO2 to have the potential of being a significant factor in corneal physiology. While Holden et al. (1987) have tied the issues of carbon dioxide accumulation and tissue pH changes to the endothelial bleb response, it should be remembered that specific enzymatic activity (either by activation or inactivation) can be affected by pH changes. It is possible that an examination of corneal metabolic activity may answer pertinent questions regarding effects of contact lens wear.
The oxygen tension and temperature of the superior palpebral conjunctiva. Acta Ophthalmologica 63:100–103 . F. Sweeney, and G. Sanderson 1984. The minimum precorneal oxygen tension to avoid corneal edema. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 25(4):476–480 . D. 1981. Stromal lactate accumulation can account for corneal oedema osmotically following epithelial hypoxia in the rabbit. Jo ur nal of Physiology 321: 49–64. , J. K. Hunt 1972. In vivo measurements of oxygen tension in the cornea, aqueous humor, and anterior lens of the open eye.
These are known to be present in tear fluid. The source of these enzymes is not the lacrimal gland but rather the underlying ocular tissues. Thus, tear chemistry can reflect corneal and conjunctival biochemical responses to environmental stresses, including hypoxia and contact lens wear. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. About this PDF file: This new digital representation of the original work has been recomposed from XML files created from the original paper book, not from the original typesetting files.
Considerations in Contact Lens Use Under Adverse Conditions: Proceedings of a Symposium by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Vision, Working Group on Contact Lens Use Under Adverse Conditions, Pamela Ebert Flattau