A 30-year-old woman presented to the orbital clinic with a 4-year history of a mass in her left upper eyelid of unknown aetiology. Eyelid eversion revealed an embedded hard contact lens, which was removed under local anaesthesia. The patient made a full recovery but this case highlights the need for a careful history in contact lens wearers and a full examination including double eversion of the upper eyelids.
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