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Retained contact lenses

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 05 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j2783
  1. Rupal Morjaria, specialist trainee, ophthalmology1 2,
  2. Richard Crombie, consultant anaesthetist1,
  3. Amit Patel, consultant ophthalmologist1
  1. 1Heart of England NHS Trust, Solihull Hospital, Solihull, UK
  2. 2University Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to R Morjaria r.morjaria{at}

A 67 year old woman attended the day surgery for routine cataract surgery. She had no previous ocular complaints. During peribulbar anaesthesia a bluish foreign body emerged from the …

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