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Contact Lenses Complications


Complications due to contact lens wear affect roughly 4% of contact lens wearers each year. Excessive wear of contact lenses, particularly overnight wear, is associated with most of the safety concerns. Problems associated with contact lens wear may affect the eyelid, the conjunctiva, the various layers of the cornea, and even the tear film that covers the outer surface of the eye.

Contact Lenses Complications Eyelid:

Ptosis


Contact Lenses Complications Conjunctiva:

Contact dermatitis
Giant papillary conjunctivitis
Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

Contact Lenses Complications Cornea:

Epithelium
Corneal abrasion
Corneal erosion
Corneal ulcer
Hypoxia
Stroma
Infection and keratitis
Bacteria
Protozoa: Acanthamoeba
Fungal: Fusarium
Contact lens acute red eye (CLARE)
Keratoconus
Endothelium

These are most of the contact lenses complications to be aware of.