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... I've used the bandage lens when I scratched my cornea. ... (2 replies)
... My doctor inserted a bandage lens and wants to keep it in place as long as possible (up to 3 months). I thought it would be a normal contact lens, but the thing is huge - about the size of a quarter and covers most of the eye which I guess is good although somewhat uncomfortable. Does anyone know how long it takes for the vision to adjust? The blurriness in that eye seems... (2 replies)
... But, I'm not a believer in the lens as a crutch to prevent erosions. As I've said before, I prefer an artificial tear right upon awakening before moving my eyelids. ... (8 replies)

... fri of next week he decided to just have me keep wearing the lens that I have had on since last Thursday. ... (8 replies)
... My doctor put in the lens after doing stromal puncture for recurrent corneal erosions. ... (2 replies)
... I was offered the BCL when I had really bad erosions, and I decided against it, because, like Mike said, people with the lens are prone to infection. I'm glad that it came off and that you did not get an infection! ... (8 replies)
... on that lasted 10 days and the doc said to me "now, you know this is going to happen again" I almost fell of the chair in despair. The morning after he took the lens out I was terrified and awakened with my eyes closed knowing what awaited me. I could feel my eyes stuck. ... (8 replies)
... Well I gave in and went to doctor today who decided to take the lens out. My eye still felt grainy for awhile but then seemed okay. ... (8 replies)
... terms "healing" and "vision improvement" synonymously but I saw the doc yesterday,and, while my eye had healed, my vision has a long way to go. Ironically, my bandage lens had not fallen out this week, although it did the week before. If I do the second eye, based on your information I will ask for extras to take home. ... (3 replies)
... so we're getting it! Welcome and thanks for your input. I'm glad you're having good results with the bandage lens. I've had mixed results with bandage lenses. Back in January I had one in for two days. When it was removed after two days, my eye felt just as bad as before it went in. ... (129 replies)
... lenses a few years ago and discovered that my eyes were too dry to hold them in, as contact lenses float in your tear film, of which I have very little. I wore a bandage contact lens for a few weeks when I had a corneal ulcer, but there were days when it just would not stay in due to the dryness. ... (71 replies)
... again, while I was out of town again a few weeks later, after I went most of the day without using my Muro drops....I went to the ER and the eye doctor put in a bandage contact lens. ... (125 replies)
... When I went in last Thursday I was seen by one doctor. He said I had an erosion and put in a bandage lens and told me to wear that until the following monday when he would see me. He said I wouldn't need any antibiotic drops. ... (5 replies)
Corneal Erosion
Feb 17, 2006
... I don't know of anyone who has. I used to be pro on the lens now I'm against it for two reasons. First, to trap the cornea under a bandage lens clearly makes infection more likely. ... (56 replies)
... eye. By mid March the eye became infected the day after a bandage lens was placed, and I ended up at a corneal specialist. I was on Quixin and steroids for a couple of weeks. ... (129 replies)
... When I had my bandage lens in my eye it was also a regular contact lens, not a special bandage lens. But the thing that makes our situation different is that my cornea was so fragile that I was not allowed to touch the lens myself to clean it once a week. ... (40 replies)
... Hi there just wanted to say that seems like a very short term for bandage contact therapy my doc says it will be around 6 months for it to heal properly unless your eye was less damaged than mine to begin with ... ... (6 replies)
... No, unfortunately even soaking the lens with tears would not help me. If I had a real reason to use a bandage lens then I would have to try, but just having dry eyes alone is not a reason to use a bandage contact lens. When I had that nasty ulcer I used one for a few weeks. ... (71 replies)
... inflammatory drops that it went away without that. But I did have to use a bandage contact lens when I had a corneal ulcer. ... (40 replies)
Apr 3, 2012
... small erosions since having the bandage contact lens in its just I am hoping that it heals but then they will want to take the lens out and then I will be so scared of it coming back and being back to square one, from what Ive read the PTK is the best way of getting rid of it !! ... (4 replies)

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