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After swimming in a lake, I had crusty eyes that had to be pulled open. Infected?

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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes, likely

The bacteria in the lake can cause eye infections.
Rarely a severe infection can be caused by acanthamoeba in lake water.

In brief: Yes, likely

The bacteria in the lake can cause eye infections.
Rarely a severe infection can be caused by acanthamoeba in lake water.
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