Contact Lens-related Complications: A Review

J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2017 Apr-Jun;12(2):193-204. doi: 10.4103/jovr.jovr_159_16.


Contact lens-related problems are common and can result in severe sight-threatening complications or contact lens drop out if not addressed properly. We systematically reviewed the most important and the most common contact lens-related complications and their diagnosis, epidemiology, and management according to the literature published in the last 20 years.

Keywords: Complication; Contact Lens; Contact-lens-related Peripheral Ulcer; Discomfort; Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis; Infectious Keratitis; Superior Epithelial Arcuate Lesion.

Publication types

  • Review