oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Complications of contact lens wear : what pharmacists should know : review

Volume 78, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 2221-5875
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1017



An ever-increasing number of people are exposed to contact lenses and the potential problems they may cause. These range in severity from mild to severe and sight-threatening. This article aims to highlight what to look for in the history taken from a contact lens wearer, and to give a brief overview of common eye problems caused by contact lenses and how to manage them appropriately in a primary care setting.

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