Doctors Remove 27 Contact Lenses From Woman’s Eye

Mass of contact lenses removed from woman’s eye. In one of the more bizarre eye stories about eye health that we’ve heard, a woman about to undergo cataract surgery was found to have 27 contact lenses in her eye at once! http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/07/16/537562692/doctors-report-removing-27-contact-lenses-from-a-womans-eye

Study reveals “sins” of contact lens wearers

Only 2 percent of contact lens wearers actually follow the guidelines for proper contact lens hygiene according to a new study published in the journal Optometry and Vision Science.

Be sure your contacts are properly fitted

Researchers found that contact lens wearers may be 9 times more likely to develop ulcers of the cornea than those who do not wear contacts.