Elevated Tear Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-8 Levels Associated With Silicone Hydrogel and Conventional Hydrogel Contact Lens Wear

Poyraz C., Irkec M., MOCAN M. C.

EYE & CONTACT LENS-SCIENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.38, no.3, pp.146-149, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the ocular tear interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 concentrations within the first 6 months of contact lens (CL) wear in eyes of neophyte CL users who had been commenced on either silicone hydrogel CL (SH-CL) or conventional hydrogel CL (CH-CL).