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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.