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Doctors find 27 contact lenses lodged in woman’s eye

A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital.The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist, Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist.The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and were “bound together by mucus,” according to the journal.“She was quite...

Rolling-Review: Laowa 15mm 2.0 Zero-D

Sony A7rII with Laowa 15mm 2.0 Zero-DThe Laowa 15mm 2.0 Zero-D is a lens I have eagerly been waiting for since I took a few snaps with the prototype at Photokina in 2016. It is one of the very few lenses making actual use of the narrow flange distance of mirrorless cameras.But does it only look good on paper or can it keep up with my high expectations? Find out in this review!  This is a Rolling-Review, bits and pieces will be added as we get to know the lens better.Last Update: Review on...

Travel Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

SATURDAY, Aug. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Keep your eye on your contact lens regimen if you're traveling this summer."Being prepared when traveling is key to eye safety," said Dr. Andrew Pucker, an associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry."While the vast majority of contact lens wearers believe they are compliant, up to 90 percent of patients fail to accurately complete at least one step of their care regimen," Pucker noted.Either they wear contact...