Lívia Santos

PhD Student


Qualifications

  • 2008: PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2004: Master Program on Environmental Sciences, Universidade do Minho
  • 2004 - 2008: Biofilmes em lentes de contacto: formação e controlo

Recent Publications

1
Lens material and formulation of multipurpose solutions affects contact lens disinfection
  • Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, 34(4), 179-182, 2011
2
Bacterial adhesion to worn silicone hydrogel contact lenses
  • Optometry and Vision Science, 85(7), 520-525, 2008
3
The influence of lens material and lens wear on the removal and viability of Staphylococcus epidermidis
  • Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, 31(3), 126-130, 2008
4
Comparative study of silicone-hydrogel contact lenses surfaces before and after wear using atomic force microscopy
  • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials, 361-367, 2008
5
The effect of lens wear on refractive index of conventional hydrogel and silicone-hydrogel contact lenses: a comparative study
  • Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, 31(2), 89-94, 2008
6
The influence of surface treatment on hydrophobicity, protein adsorption and microbial colonisation of silicone hydrogel contact lenses
  • Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, 30(3), 183-188, 2007
7
The effect of octylglucoside and sodium cholate in Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa adhesion to soft contact lenses
  • Optometry and Vision Science, 84(5), 429-434, 2007
8
Comparative study of silicone-hydrogel contact lenses surfaces before and after wear using atomic force microscopy
  • Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 48(E-Abstract 5370-B616), 2007
9
Influence of wear on bacterial adhesion and disinfection to silicone hydrogel contact lenses
  • Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 48(E-Abstract 5378), 2007
10
The effect of conventional and silicone hydrogel contact lenses wear on the tear film
  • Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 47(E-Abstract 116), 2006
11
Silicone-hydrogel contact lenses: microbial colonisation and hydrophobicity
  • Ophthalmic Research, 37(S1), 22-22, 2005
12
Protein adsorption to silicone-hydrogel contact lenses: an in vivo study
  • Ophthalmic Research, 37(S1), 23-23, 2005
13
Pre-lens tear film stability before and after contact lenses wear
  • Ophthalmic Research, 37(S1), 21-21, 2005
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