January 2022: Case on managing contact lens compliance

Read through the scenario below, think about what you would do and then check our expert advice to see if we agree.

Case on managing contact lens compliance

A long-standing contact lens patient has told me they regularly swim and shower in their contact lenses. I advised against this at their last three contact lens assessments, but they do not follow my advice. I worry that they may be affected by acanthamoeba keratitis, and continuing to supply lenses is not in their best interests. Should I refuse to provide ongoing care?

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