Mucoid Discharge Associated with Prosthetic Eye Wear
Excessive mucoid discharge associated with prosthetic eye wear is a common occurrence that, according to a New Zealand survey of 431 prosthetic eye wearers, affects 93 % of wearers – 60 % of them on a daily basis . This is a serious problem for those involved in the care of anophthalmic patients because the success of prosthetic restoration depends upon both the cosmesis and the convenience of wearing the prosthesis . Mucoid discharge has been found to be the second highest concern for experienced prosthetic eye wearers after the health of the remaining eye  and clearly impacts negatively on the quality of life of anophthalmic patients who suffer it.
KeywordsContact Lens Meibomian Gland Eyelid Margin Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
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