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Corneal Neovascularization

The most common cause of corneal neovascularization in patients without pre-existing eye disease is contact lens wear.

Contact lens-induced corneal neovascularization

  • A history of overnight contact lens wear
  • Poor compliance with proper contact lens hygiene
  • Poor follow-up care with an eye doctor while wearing contact lenses

 

 

Corneal_NeovascularizationTreatment Options

  • Monitor condition if it is mild in severity
  • Modify initiating insult (e.g., different contact lenses, decrease wearing time, etc.)
  • Discontinue contact lens wear if the condition is severe and vision-threatening

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