The Amazing Discovery Of Surgeons In Elderly Woman’s Eye Of Total 27 Contact Lenses


Fortunately I’m one of those lucky people who has good eyesight, so I don’need glasses or contact lenses to wear.Once in a blue moon I feel the need to chuck on a pair of specs during reading and I’m either hungover or friends have a problem of week eyesight and most of them wear contact lenses. to me Contact lenses look like a nightmare. The idea of having to galvanize your eye every morning to see, gives me the shake we’re on a night out, friends’ lenses will dry up and start irritating their eyes to the point that they have to take them out.


While lost of people who use lenses settle on for regularly and take them out in the evening, one elderly woman forwent the bedtime task of removing them and instead let her contact lenses build up in her eyes. The 67 year-old from Solihull, UK, was found to have 27 contact lenses stuck in her eye, in a case that doctors are saying they hadn’t “ever seen this before”.

Initially The “blueish mass” of lenses make them believed to have been totally 17 However, after in depth examination, specialists discovered 10 more. who couldn’t believe what they were seeing.


A specialist trainee ophthalmologist Rupal Maojarial, who dealt with the woman and her weird situation, told Optometry Today: “It was such a large mass. All the 17 contact lenses were stuck all together. We were really surprised that the patient didn’t notice it because it would cause quite a lot of irritation while it was sitting there.”

My housemate reacts like he’s dying when one of his lenses dries out,I have no idea how she survived with 17 in there, The doctors, who were set to perform surgery on the patient, moved the date back due to the fact they feared it could cause a serious case of endophthalmitis.