The cataract surgery was postponed following the discovery due to an increased risk of endophthalmitis. This body turned out to be a "hard mass" of 17 lenses stuck together with mucus.
A large "bluish mass" of 17 contact lenses was initially detected by surgeons in November previous year before ten more lenses were discovered during further examination at Solihull Hospital in the west midlands, reportedOptometry Today.
Expressing their amusement, the doctors said- "None of us have ever seen this before". She didn't report symptoms that could be linked to the lost lenses.
The only pain the woman reported was related to the cataracts, or so she and the doctors thought.
She was later treated with antibiotics and had a routine cataract surgery on a later date.
Wearing your lenses for longer may cause your eyes to become uncomfortable, red and more prone to infection. Contact lenses are used constantly, but if the follow-up is not appropriate, we see people who get eye infections severe, which may even make them lose the view.
'This case highlights the importance of appropriate candidate selection and monitoring of contact lens wearers.
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