A 19-year-old female asked:

Tell me about giant papillary conjunctivitis, (symptoms, medicine, and treatment to get rid it). can it only make eye itching without red/hurt/watery ?

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
GPC: Gpc is most often associated with overwear of contact lenses, especially if they are poorly fitting. They cause redness and irritation and contact lens intolerance. We use artificial tears and a contact lens holiday (no lenses) for a week or two, then a careful contact lens re-fit is needed.
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