Torn Soft Contact Lens
Category: Contact Lens
Contributor & Photographer: Tressa L. Larson OD FAAO
This abused and filthy soft contact lens has had a section torn off the edge from 7-8 o'clock. Lenses that are not replaced according to FDA guidelines often break down, either grossly (like this one) or microscopically, inviting disease, discomfort, and ocular distress.
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