Clinical research of corneal bandage contact lens in prevention and treatment of ocular surface diseases

Authors: Su Leqi,  Zhang Tiemin,  Tan Xiaobo

DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2018.02.016
Published 2018-02-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2018,36(2): 156-160.

Abstract

The corneal contact bandage lens has gained clinicians acceptance for their wearing comfort and definite curative effects in ocular surface protection and damage reparation.Recently, application fields of contact bandage lens are still expanding with continuous exploration and development of new materials and function.To non-infectious ocular surface diseases, bandage lens obviously alleviate irritate symptoms and accelerate tissue healing.The application of bandage lens in infectious ocular surface diseases remains controversial.The bandage lens has become a routine intervention of ocular trauma and corneal perforation.It can also improve ocular surface microenvironment after the surgery of glaucoma, cataract, pterygium, corneal transplantation and refraction.It is an adjuvant therapy for aniridia, dry eye and children ocular surface diseases.This review summarized the history, current corneal contact bandage lens in preventing and treating ocular surface diseases.

Key words:

Corneal contact lens; Bandage lens; Ocular surface diseases; Clinical research

Contributor Information

Su Leqi
Department of Ophthalmology, the Affiliated Hospital of Chengde Medical College, Chengde 067000, China
Zhang Tiemin
Tan Xiaobo
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