soft lens

soft lens

n
(Medicine) a flexible hydrogel lens worn on the surface of the eye to correct defects of vision. Compare hard lens, gas-permeable lens

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n.
a nonrigid contact lens made of porous plastic, having a high water content that is replenished from eye surface moisture.
[1960–65]
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There are a number of elements of competence that need to be covered during Visit 3, alongside direct observation of a rigid gas permeable (RGP) aftercare, RGP fitting, soft lens fitting and Goldmann or Perkins contact tonometry.
aeruginosa has been a staple consistent problem throughout the history of the soft lens.
Although more prone to deposits than PMMA lenses, RGP wearers tend to have less inflammation and infections, better vision, and less expense than their soft lens counterparts.
While the film sought to picture our reality through a rather soft lens, some hard facts are exposed to fight the Israeli propaganda machine and allow the audience to form a better picture of the daily oppression of Palestinians.
Because of differences in possible exposures (primarily the use and type of contact lens solutions) between soft lens, rigid lens, and non-contact lens users, we further restricted the analysis to case-patients (n = 72) and controls (n = 140) who reported wearing soft contact lenses only.
You may find that a few harsh lines disappear because they had the time and motivation to add a soft lens.
With soft lens becoming cheaper, thinner and easier to wear, the fashion for coloured - even crazy - lens is enjoying a surge of interest.
Soft lens revenue includes sales of CooperVision's soft contact lens products to commercial customers.
Whether or not she meant to, though, Mather shed some harsh light - even through her soft lens - on her lover and mentor.
Its largest sub-segment, soft lens preps, achieved a 16% increase.
Fit first--practical implications of multifocal soft lens design and fit
Krall, “We'll put on the ICD, and I'll explain that the size gives this lens stability, yet it's as comfortable as a soft lens.