27 contact lenses found in woman’s eye

Surely losing even one contact lens in your eye would be an uncomfortable experience — but 27?

However, this was exactly what happened to a woman in the UK, who was completely unaware of the layers of monthly disposable lenses that had amassed after years of use.

The 67-year-old was attending a Birmingham hospital for routine cataract surgery when the anaesthetist made the shocking discovery, according to a brief report in the BMJ,

While under peribulbar anaesthesia, “a bluish foreign body emerged