Review of Contact Lens-Related Complications

Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Nov:44 Suppl 2:S1-S10. doi: 10.1097/ICL.0000000000000481.


The purpose of this article is to provide a review of existing literature describing complications with contemporary contact lenses and their management. It is envisioned that this will serve as a useful summary of noninfectious and infectious complications associated with contact lens wear.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Conjunctival Diseases / etiology*
  • Contact Lenses / adverse effects*
  • Contact Lenses, Hydrophilic / adverse effects
  • Corneal Diseases / etiology*
  • Corneal Injuries / etiology
  • Dry Eye Syndromes / etiology*
  • Eye Pain / etiology
  • Humans
  • Hypoxia / etiology