Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ASOP)

Editorial Volume 3 Issue 10

Perception and Scenario of Contact Lens Use in Developing Countries like Nepal

Raju Kaiti1 and Ranjila Shyangbo2

1M. Optom, Consultant Optometrist, Nepal Eye Hospital, Nepal
2Optometry Student, 3rd year, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Nepal

*Corresponding Author: Raju Kaiti, M. Optom, Consultant Optometrist, Nepal Eye Hospital, Nepal.

Received: September 01, 2020; Published: September 28, 2020


Contact lenses have been making a huge difference to the life of their wearers, providing a certain level of freedom that traditional glasses are unable to. Their existence has been a boon especially for those living with refractive or cosmetic ramifications, as sometimes with contact lens use it is impossible to judge if a person is visually impaired or has significant cosmetic concerns. Nowadays, beside their therapeutic and refractive use, contact lenses have been sought-after cosmetic enhancement of the eye. Although the use of contact lenses has been preceding ahead of other means of refractive corrections in developed countries, their use has been stigmatized and severely misunderstood in developing countries like Nepal. Could it owe to lack of knowledge on contact lenses among the patients or are we, eye care professionals, failing them due to our ineptitude to provide proper patient education on contact lenses?



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Citation: Raju Kaiti and Ranjila Shyangbo. “Intravitreal Versus Posterior Subtenon Triamcinolone Acetonide in Conjunction with Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema; A Prospective Randomized Trial”.Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 3.10 (2020): 01-03.


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