A corneal with superficial fluorescein retention

Optometrist “Raytec Dell” sent me this photo of a cornea in distress. I have seen cases like this were a lens has adhered to the eye both as RGPs and as soft lenses. The lenses tend to minimize physiologic exchange of fluids and waste by products. This is the result.  What do you think?

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About Richard Hom OD, MPA

Dr. Hom holds Doctor of Optometry and Masters in Public Administration degrees and practices family eye care and consults on public policy, health information technology and program evaluation.
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One Response to A corneal with superficial fluorescein retention

  1. Bezalel Schendowich says:

    The epithelium is shot and so it seems is the entire limbal arcade of stem cells.

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