Dame Edna announced that she would consider wearing contact lenses. Dame Edna is noted for wearing outlandish and crazy eyewear. Apparently the weight of her eyewear is causing problems on her bridge and the doctors are recommending she take time out to heal.
I can imagine, that is a lot of stuff she/he is carrying around on the bridge.
Dame Edna is a character played by Australian comedian Barry Humphries. As Dame Edna, Humphries has written several books and hosted TV shows.
To see and hear more about Dame Edna, visit her/him website at dame-edna.com