Surgeons have removed 27 contact lenses from the eye of a 67-year-old woman who came to a hospital in the UK for routine cataract surgery, the BBC reports.
The "bluish foreign body" in her eye turned out to be 17 lenses stuck together with mucus. Doctors found 10 more.
According to a report in the British Medical Journal, the patient had worn disposable lenses for 35 years, never complaining of irritation.
After the the lenses were removed, however, she said her eyes felt a lot more comfortable.
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