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Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses 'Bound Together by Mucus' in a Patient's Eye

Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses 'Bound Together by Mucus' in a Patient's Eye
From TIME - July 17, 2017

Doctors recently found 27 contact lenses in a patient's eye while they were prepping her for surgery.

In a write-up in the British Medical Journal, the authors said the 17 of the lenses were stuck together in a bluish . . . hard mass and were bound together by mucus." Ten more were found by the surgeon with the help of a microscope.

The patient was 67 years old and had been wearing contact lenses for 35 years.

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