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Contact Lenses (cont.)

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Media file 1: Examination of the eye to look for problems with the cornea, which might be caused by the contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 2: Tonometry measures the pressure inside the eye. High pressure inside the eye may be a sign of glaucoma. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 3: A soft contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 4: Giant papillary conjunctivitis, or bumps under the eyelid, caused by a contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 5: Blood vessel condition of the cornea (corneal neovascularization) caused by a poorly fitting contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 6: Irritation (redness) of the eye caused by a poorly fitting soft contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 7: Irritation from soap or contact lens cleaner in the eye. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Soft contact lenses (CLs) were once difficult to fit for astigmatic eyes because every toric CL was unique and fit differently with every lens.

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