Baltimore Washington Eye Center, Maryland

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The next time your having difficulty putting in your contacts, think about this:
http://www.rnw.nl/english/bulletin/amsterdam-elephant-gets-contact-lens.  

Just a little twist on something we do practically everyday in our clinic; using a contact lens as a bandage when a patient (usually of the human kind), suffers a scratched cornea. Just placed one yesterday on a poor guy who's cat went bonkers and attacked his face. Fortunately, he'll recover and hopefully this pachyderm will as well.

Placing contact lens on elephant's scratched eye