A Guide to Clinical Contact Lens Management

Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Management

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Fungal lens deposits

Fungal lens deposits

Deposits – Fungus

Symptoms

  • None or mild discomfort during lens wear

Signs

  • Discrete areas of fungal growth over and within the lens

Prevalence

  • Infrequent

Differential Diagnosis

Management

  • Lens replacement is essential
  • Lens case replacement
  • Reinstruct patient on lens care system and confirm compliance
  • Discourage topping off of contact lens solutions- empty, dry and refill the case each day
  • Alter care regimen to provide stronger antimicrobial activity
  • To minimize risk, consider minimal maintenance options such as DD lenses
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