Contact lens management of aniseikonia and photophobia induced by trauma

Mary K. Migneco

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Purpose. To describe a case of a contact lens fitting to relieve aniseikonia and photophobia resulting from trauma. Methods. A 61-year-old man suffered a blunt injury to his left eye resulting in glaucoma and a traumatic cataract with a fixed pupil and iris defects. A vitrectomy, lensectomy, and iris repair were performed leaving him with significant anisometropia. Results. The patient was fitted with a prosthetic contact lens. Conclusions. Contact lenses can provide significant visual improvement in cases of aniseikonia and photophobia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)252-253
Number of pages2
JournalEye and Contact Lens
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2005


  • Aniseikonia
  • Anisometropia
  • Contact lens
  • Lensectomy
  • Photophobia


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