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Presumed corneal intraepithelial neoplasia associated with contact lens wear and intense ultraviolet light exposure.
  1. Y Guex-Crosier and
  2. C P Herbort
  1. Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.


    Corneal intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is a rare dysplastic process affecting mostly elderly fair-skinned people. A variant of the disease associated with contact lens wear was recently described. The three cases reported here had a history of contact lens wear together with strong ultraviolet light exposure. These two conditions may represent a serious risk factor for the development of CIN.

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