Scratched Scleral Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) Lens
Contributor: Tressa Larson, OD, FAAO
Photographer: Tressa Larson, OD, FAAO
Category: Contact Lens
The most likely cause of scratches in any type of contact lens is cleaning. Scratches occur when using abrasive cleaners, with excessive rubbing, rough fingers, and dirty hands. All can result in decreased comfort and vision.
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