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Media file 8: Corneal abrasion from over-wearing or a poorly fitting rigid gas permeable contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 9: A corneal foreign body (piece of coal) on the surface of the eye. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 10: A corneal ulcer (infection) in a contact lens wearer. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 11: A hole in a soft contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 12: Chipped edge of a rigid gas permeable contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 13: Poor surface quality (hazing) of a rigid gas permeable contact lens. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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Media file 14: Yellow soft contact lenses (old lenses) in a dirty lens case can expose the wearer to possible infection. Courtesy Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS.
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