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Why do people get acanthamoeba keratitis when they wear contacts?
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology
In brief: Acanthamoeba
Acanthamoeba is a devastating infection of the cornea.
The parasites live in water. People with contact lenses trap the organisms under the contact for a longer transit time! at least that is the theory. 90% of all acanthamoeba keratitis happen in contact lens users.

In brief: Acanthamoeba
Acanthamoeba is a devastating infection of the cornea.
The parasites live in water. People with contact lenses trap the organisms under the contact for a longer transit time! at least that is the theory. 90% of all acanthamoeba keratitis happen in contact lens users.
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
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