Wed 19 October 2022:
An ophthalmologist posted a video of herself removing 23 lenses from her patient’s eyes, and the video quickly went viral on Instagram.
Dr. Katerina Kurteeva shared the video on her Instagram page, california-eye-associates, and it was crystal clear to see the doctor removing lenses from an elderly woman’s eyelid.
According to Fox News, the woman, who is reportedly in her 70s, forgot to remove her contact lenses. Her eyes were hurting, and she was having trouble seeing.
The post read, “A rare occasion in my practice – I got to deliver 23 contact lenses yesterday from one patient’s eye in my clinic. 23 CONTACT LENSES REMOVED – this is an opportunity for me to review contact lens wear with the public.”
The patient visited the doctor complaining of pain in her eyes and blurred vision. the doctor after removing the lenses claimed her patient to be a record holder. She called her a “Guinness World Records patient.”
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The doctor in the video is heard so far she has removed two lenses and many more are there to be removed. Further, the doctor told her patient that she already has removed 10 to 12 lenses and more are there, the patient couldn’t believe that there was so many lense in her eyes.
The doctor in the video said that because the lenses had been glued for almost a month, she had to use force to pry them apart. Since the lenses are so smooth and thin, she continued, they formed a brick-like structure that blocked vision.
Many users expressed sympathy for the woman and cautioned others against using lenses.
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