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Cornea

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A soft contact lens user presents to you with pain, watering, photophobia and white spot in the center of the cornea. What will be the initial management? (LQ)



A Start frequent antibiotic eye drops after discontinuing the contact lens

B Pad and bandage the eye for 12-hours

C Frequent instillation of artificial tear

D Topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Ans. A Start frequent antibiotic eye drops after discontinuing the contact lens

1. Soft contact lenses are more comfortable and well-tolerated than the hard and gas permeable lenses.

2. They are made up of HEMA. Q

3. They just overlap the limbus and are oxygen permeable. They are prone to contamination by microorganisms.

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