Hydrophilic lens wearing causes an almost evenly distributed central and peripheral corneal thickness increase which is virtually eliminated when gas of 100% oxygen tension is passed over the anterior corneal surface. There is little corneal topography change associated with this thickness increase.
*Submitted February 3, 1975 for publication in the August, 1975 issue of the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPTOMETRY AND PHYSIOLOGICAL OPTICS.
†Optometrist, Ph. D., Member of Faculty. Present address: College of Optometry, Ohio State University.
AUTHOR'S ADDRESS: Dr. Leo G. Carney College of Optometry Ohio State University 338 West Tenth Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210
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