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Doctors postponed the woman's procedure, a normal cataract surgery, after the discovery last November.
The woman was "quite shocked," specialist trainee ophthalmologist Rupal Morjaria told OT, adding that the woman said her eyes felt much more comfortable two weeks after the glob of lenses was removed.
The woman had reportedly put off regular optometrist appointments, despite having worn monthly disposable contact lenses for 35 years.
That's not uncommon, Morjaria said, but, given this woman's case, it clearly should be.