• Extended-wear soft contact lenses for myopic correction are becoming a more frequent alternative to spectacles. The risk of corneal ulceration with their use exists. In our patient, a 29-year-old woman, a severe Pseudomonas aeruginosa corneal ulcer developed after the use of extended-wear contact lenses for myopia.
Hassman G, Sugar J. Pseudomonas Corneal Ulcer With Extended-Wear Soft Contact Lenses for Myopia. Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(10):1549-1550. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040020551008