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Internal impingement, on the other hand, results from compression or mechanical irritation of the supraspinatus tendon, infraspinatus tendon, and joint capsule between the glenoid and the humeral head.
The authors hypothesized that mechanical irritation by contact lens may be the cause of goblet cell damage thus leading to symptoms.
Early literature described a localized degenerative process of connective and perineural tissue secondary to chronic mechanical irritation.