“A woman told last night how her eye was eaten away by what she claims was a contact lens fungus,” reports The Sun. “Jacqueline Stone, 42, spent 17 weeks in hospital after wearing popular disposables for one day. Jacqui, who bought the Focus Dailies All-Day Comfort lenses online in the UK, said: 'They felt uncomfortable all day. When I took them out, the left one had stuck to my eye.' Her vision became blurred and she was given drops by her doctor. Two days later, the maths teaching assistant was in agony and went to A&E where she was given MORE drops - only for it to worsen last May. The mum of two recalled: 'A white pocket of pus started forming over my pupil and eventually burst, splitting my eyeball...'” Read more.
A less sensational version of the story was run by the Telegraph: “Jacqueline Stone, 42, spent 17 weeks in hospital after wearing popular disposables for just one day and claims that the pain was excruciating....” Read more.