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International Ophthalmology

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 229–232 | Cite as

Contact lens induced severe epithelial disruption

A case report
  • A. Pinckers
  • A. L. Aandekerk
  • V. Renardel de Lavalette
  • F. Eggink
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Abstract

The authors describe a patient with bilateral severe disruption of the epithelium while wearing MMA/VP70 contact lenses. Withdrawal of the contact lenses and the contact lens care system resulted in complete recovery. Later on Boston IV contact lenses with another care system were fitted successfully.

Key words

contact lens epithelial disruption 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Pinckers
    • 1
  • A. L. Aandekerk
    • 1
  • V. Renardel de Lavalette
    • 1
  • F. Eggink
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, St. RadboudziekenhuisUniversity of NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

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