Date: 6 months ago   Category: Accident

The British of 28 years has lived with a lens in an eye


In Great Britain from an eye of the patient have taken a contact lens which has stayed in it 28 years. The Science Alert edition has reported about it. At the 42-year-old female resident of the Scottish town of Dundee about half a year an eye was ill and swelled. When she has reached the doctor, by her have made MRT and have found a cyst with a diameter about six millimeters in an upper eyelid. The woman was hospitalized and were going to perform operation on removal of a new growth. "We have found a cyst in soft fabrics over the top arch of a conjunctiva. During a century there were no signs of former injuries. During extraction the cyst has become torn, and the contact lens has dropped out of it" — the ophthalmologist Helen Murgatroyd, one of three doctors who were engaged in the Scotswoman's case has reported. After operation the woman has said that she didn't carry contact lenses several decades and doesn't know from where she has undertaken in her century. As a result mother of the patient has remembered that when that was 14, her the shuttlecock has got into an eye during the playing badminton. Then the lens was found and decided that it has dropped out and was lost. Since then the Scotswoman didn't carry contact lenses. Murgatroyd has added that similar happens extremely seldom. Besides the most part of time the lens didn't cause the patient any problems. Nevertheless she has urged colleagues to examine more attentively eyes after injuries. It is more than hell and strange news in Tape of a Bottom Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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