Eyelids and Contact Lens Discomfort

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Approximately 35% of contact lens wearers discontinue contact lens wear, with the majority reporting ‘discomfort’ and ‘dryness’ as significant reasons, particularly at the end of the day.1 Approximately, 30 to 50% of contact lens wearers report comfort problems as dry eye symptoms.2-5 This report briefly reviews the published literature on clinical, microbiological and biochemical aspects of eyelids, their association with ocular and contact lens comfort and offers management strategies for patients reporting contact lens discomfort.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalContact Lens Update
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2019
Externally publishedYes


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