When Contact Lenses Cause Problems

Did you know that sleeping in your contact lenses, over-wearing your contact lens, and not cleaning/disinfecting your contact lenses properly can cause a corneal infiltrate? Bacterial exotoxins are responsible for whitish/gray anterior stromal infiltrates in the cornea.  They are usually round, well defined, and small, ranging in size from 0.1mm to 2.0mm.  There are oftenContinue reading “When Contact Lenses Cause Problems”

What Contact Lenses Can Do to Your Eye

If you over-wear your contact lenses or don’t properly clean and disinfect them, this is what can happen!    An episode of pain and light sensitivity due to inflammation, with the risk of serious bacterial infection.   This must be promptly treated and can result in a permanent scar.   Changing to DAILY DISPOSABLE contact lenses (thrown awayContinue reading “What Contact Lenses Can Do to Your Eye”