Lens wearers and medical emergencies

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Lens wearers and medical emergencies

Postby Green » Sun 17 Oct 2021 1:05 pm

I noticed an ITU worker tweeting about swollen eyelids in a ventilated patient and it was discovered the cause was lenses left in for days. An ophthalmologist responded saying that he had seen this before and fished them out !

I have a suggestion - tell your loved ones so if you're in that position they can say 'check eyes please'.

Also a simple soft silicone medical alert bracelet, I already had one & it lists hosp number, 'please remove lens' if unconscious on it.

https://theidbandco.com/medical-flatban ... engraving/

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Re: Lens wearers and medical emergencies

Postby Anne Klepacz » Sun 17 Oct 2021 1:42 pm

An excellent suggestion, thank you.

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Re: Lens wearers and medical emergencies

Postby Green » Sun 17 Oct 2021 2:39 pm

Thanks Anne


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