27 Touch Lenses Are Located In Female’S Eye, Doctors Record

Unfortunately for the squeamish, the cause was the stuff of nightmares: The woman’s eye had become home to a hard, bluish mass of nearly 30 contact lenses held together by mucus.
The lump the medical team discovered was composed of 17 contact lenses, they reported this month in BMJ, a medical journal.
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyIt is not clear how long the lenses were in the woman’s eye, but she had worn monthly disposable lenses for 35 years, the doctors said.
The cataract surgery was postponed because of a greater risk of infection, but it was later carried out with no long-term complications, Dr. Morjaria said.
Fortunately for the unidentified 67-year-old woman, doctors preparing her for routine cataract surgery last November discovered the source and removed it.

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