November 2019: Non-compliance

Clinical files: My patient is overwearing their contact lenses and refusing spectacles. What should I do?

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Case on a non-compliant patient 

I have just seen a patient who wears extended wear contact lenses 24/7. He has no spectacles and has told me that he will not get specs. I am worried about supplying him with new contact lenses as he cannot manage without vision correction and will be tempted to overwear his lenses (as he is doing at the moment). What should I do?

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