|Year : 2020 | Volume
| Issue : 8 | Page : 1662
Contact lens warpage: Lost but found
Josephine Christy, Bharat Gurnani, Kirandeep Kaur, Fredrick Moutappa
Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Pondicherry, India
|Date of Web Publication||24-Jul-2020|
Dr. Bharat Gurnani
Cornea Fellow, Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Pondicherry - 605 007
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Christy J, Gurnani B, Kaur K, Moutappa F. Contact lens warpage: Lost but found. Indian J Ophthalmol 2020;68:1662
A 66-year-old male presented with the gradual diminution of vision in the right eye (OD). The previous treatment record revealed lamellar flap wash with bandage contact lens placement in the OD 1 year back. On examination, the best-corrected visual acuity in OD was 20/200. Cornea revealed concentric wavy distortions underneath a hydrogel soft contact lens [Figure 1]a. The patient was not aware of the contact lens. After the lens removal, cornea resumed normal shape within 3 weeks [Figure 1]b. This is a rare case of gross corneal surface warpage. The change in corneal contour may be the result of either mechanical deformation, chronic metabolic insult, or a combination of these.
|Figure 1: (a) Right eye anterior segment photography showing wavy distortion of cornea suggestive of corneal warpage due to hydrogel soft contact lens. (b) Right eye anterior segment photography 3 weeks later showing complete resolution of corneal warpage|
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