California ophthalmologist removes 23 contact lens from patient’s eye

A physician in the United States has eliminated 23 contact lenses from the eye of a affected person who “forgot to take them out” for almost a month. The woman saved placing new lenses in every morning without eradicating the set from the day earlier than.
Dr Katerina Kurteeva posted footage of her teasing the lenses from beneath a woman’s eyelid. According to the California ophthalmologist’s submit on Instagram, the patient put in a new set of lenses for 23 days in a row with out ever taking the earlier day’s out.
Posting on the California Eye Associates Instagram page, she wrote:
“A uncommon event when someone ‘forgot’ to remove contact lenses at night time and stored on putting a new one in every morning. 23 days in a row!!!”
Quadruple in a separate Instagram publish, she wrote:
“Over a million views, glad to have a possibility to teach the common public about contact lens hygiene.
“I have carefully separated all the contact lenses and counted a complete of 23. I had to make use of a really fantastic surgical instrument, a jeweller’s forceps, to separate the contact lenses.
“They were basically glued collectively after sitting beneath the eyelid for a month.”
Dr Kurteeva added…
“In nearly 20 years of follow, I had by no means seen something prefer it. The patient couldn’t believe it both and requested if I was sure about the quantity.”
She added that the affected person was despatched away with eye drops and was feeling “better already,” which is more than may be said for the British tourist who misplaced an eye fixed just lately after contracting an infection in Pattaya.


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