bandage lens


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bandage lens

A lens placed on the cornea to protect it while it heals, e.g., after a corneal abrasion or keratoplasty.
See also: lens
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The subjects' feeling of pain, initial foreign body sensation, the foreign body sensation after eye patch or bandage lens removal, tearing, and photophobia were also measured with a dichotomous scale.
Patients are seen one week later to remove the bandage lens and check for complications such as sterile infiltrates, delayed healing and infective keratitis, all of which are rare events.
(48) The bandage lens can be of the daily disposable type so avoiding any issues in lens care and disinfection.