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13:11  17 july  2017
13:11  17 july  2017 Source:   Cosmopolitan

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During a cataract surgery, an ophthalmologist discovered his patient had lost 27 contact lenses in just one eye . The patient apparently thought that her discomfort was simply due to old age and dry eye . The team later found 10 more lenses in other parts of the eye .

This woman lost 27 contact lenses in her eye © Guido Mieth / Getty This woman lost 27 contact lenses in her eye Like removing your makeup before going to bed or drinking water throughout the day, taking out your contact lenses should be a part of any lens-wearer's daily routine. It's a small inconvenience, but let one woman's horror story be everyone else's PSA.

Rupal Morjaria, an ophthalmologist at Solihull Hospital, shared a harrowing story about a 67-year-old patient scheduled for a cataract surgery. Upon examining the woman's eye before the surgery, the operating team discovered 17 contact lenses, sealed together in a "bluish mass." 

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Outside of that one single glob of contact lenses, there were ten other lenses in the woman's eye. The team of surgeons were understandably startled by the discovery, seeing as the woman had been checked in for a different eye-related appointment.

Why did the patient never complain about the surely uncomfortable mass? She brushed it off as something related to dry eyes and old age, she told surgeons afterward. Amazing. Please take out your contact lenses.

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