Aphakia

Aphakia refers to the absence of a lens inside the eye. If the lens is absent, the eye cannot be able to focus, and the vision is blurred and unclear. It is managed by artificial lens implantation, wearing glasses and contact lenses, and refractive corneal surgeries.

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Please suggest a least invasive treatment for pain in aphakic bullous keratopathy.

Query: Hello doctor, For ten years, my husband has been successfully using an extended wear bandage contact lens (monthly wear) to control the pain of aphakic bullous keratopathy in one eye. About seven months ago, he had an episode of foreign body pain in the eye which the contact lens could not control. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Dadapeer. K

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your history. Bandage contact lenses are a proven and effective treatment option for pain relief in case of aphakic bullous keratopathy. Hence he can continue the same and I do not think these are responsible for the sore feeling of the eyes. For symptomat...  Read Full »

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