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Periocular migration of hard contact lenses.
  1. T J Roberts-Harry,
  2. C C Davey and
  3. J D Jagger
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London.


    Six cases are presented in which hard contact lenses have migrated into the periocular soft tissues, four into the eyelid, one into the orbit and one which spontaneously reappeared on the cornea 12 years after the patient had last worn contact lenses. Some possible mechanisms of this phenomenon and a review of the literature are presented.

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