PRACTICE, ATTITUDE AND KNOWLEDGE OF CONTACT LENSE USERS AMONG LAHORE POPULATION

Asma Shah Rukh, Sarmad Frogh Arshad, Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Usman Munir, Raafia Anjum, Sania Munir, Sonia Tariq

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56536/ijpihs.v3i1.23

Keywords:

Contact lens, Cross-sectional study, Eye care

Abstract

Background: The use of contact lens has seen exponential growth, most of the users are not aware about the post-exposure effects and complications that arises because of improper use.

Objectives: The main aim of the study is evaluation of knowledge of users and the concerning practices and hence creating awareness about proper use and consequences of improper usage.

Methodology: This study was conducted in Lahore region of Pakistan for a small population to assess regarding contact lenses use.

Results: A better knowledge was observed among subjects regarding complications associated with use of contact lens and lack of maintaining improper hygiene.

Conclusion: Upon provision of necessary training on proper use and reporting of complications adequately to concerned authorities will lead to better quality of lenses and better safety for users.

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Published

2022-03-25

How to Cite

PRACTICE, ATTITUDE AND KNOWLEDGE OF CONTACT LENSE USERS AMONG LAHORE POPULATION: Asma Shah Rukh, Sarmad Frogh Arshad, Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Usman Munir, Raafia Anjum, Sania Munir, Sonia Tariq. (2022). International Journal of Pharmacy & Integrated Health Sciences, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.56536/ijpihs.v3i1.23