• Woman goes in for cataract surgery, has 27 contact lenses removed from her eye

    4 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

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    Sometimes, there's more to old age than meets the eye-sometimes, it's 27 contact lenses jammed in there , according to a case study published this month in the British Medical Journal .
    A 67-year-old British woman, complaining of eye discomfort and dryness, was scheduled last November to have routine surgery to remove cataracts when doctors discovered a “blueish mass” of 17 disposable contact lenses stuck in one of her eyes. Upon further examination, they fished out 10 more, the case study reveals.
    Doctors were startled, according to Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee...
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