gas-permeable lens


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gas-permeable lens

n
(Medicine) a contact lens made of rigid plastic that is more permeable to air than a standard hard lens. Abbreviation: GP Compare hard lens, soft lens
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Eye Essentials: Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens Fitting by Ngaire Franklin, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2006
By lens category, products for soft lenses lead the market in sales, followed at a distance by gas-permeable lens solutions, and then hard lens products.
Eye essentials: Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens Fittingby Ngaire Franklin, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2006