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September 1968

Keratoconus That Developed in Patients Wearing Corneal Contact LensesReport of Four Cases

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine, and the Oscar Johnson Institute, St. Louis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;80(3):345-346. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.00980050347009

Four cases of keratoconus that developed in patients wearing corneal contact lenses are reported. Prior to wearing corneal lenses they showed no evidence whatsoever of this condition. This observation has heretofore never been reported.