In Search of Doctor
She decided to visit the doctor after having a strange sensation in her eye. She described it as being as if something was stuck in her eye and she couldn’t get it out.
When the doctors examined her, they were shocked at what they saw.
In fact, she even ended up as a case study in the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In that study, Lynch admitted that she wore heavy mascara for 25 years with “inadequate removal.”
The problem was on the inside of her eyelids. The buildup of mascara had calcified into lumps and that made her feel as if something was stuck in her eye.
In reality, something was actually stuck in her eye!
Dr. Rebecca Taylor, a clinical spokesperson for the AAO and an ophthalmologist had the following to say: “The concretions got embedded in the conjunctiva and it went deeper into the subconjunctival layer, but you could still see it, sort of like a tattoo.