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Vibrational spectroscopy in the ophthalmological field
Author(s): Alessandro Bertoluzza; P. Monti; R. Simoni
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Paper Abstract

Some applications of vibrational (Raman and FT/IR) spectroscopy to the study of biocompatibility in the ophthalmological field are described. The structure arid elastic properties of a new hydrophobic fluorocarbon copolymer (FCC) are presented. Bacterial adhesion on its surface is also considered. The structure arid properties of soft contact lenses based on poly2--hydroxyethylmethacrylate (PHEMA) and polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) are discussed in relation to their recent use as intrastromal implants. The preliminary results dealing with a study on protein deposits on soft contact lenses in presence of a collyrium limiting the formation of such deposits are also reported. 1.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1991
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1403, Laser Applications in Life Sciences, (1 May 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57340
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Alessandro Bertoluzza, Univ. di Bologna (Italy)
P. Monti, Univ. di Bologna (Italy)
R. Simoni, Univ. di Bologna (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1403:
Laser Applications in Life Sciences

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