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Monday, July 02, 2007

ACANTHAMOEBA

Cornea - Abstract: Volume 26(6) July 2007 p 701-706 Acanthamoeba Keratitis: A Parasite on the Rise.:

Results of this study were indicated a significant rise in this infection in individuals who wear disposable contact lenses, sleep. in their lenses and swim in their lenses. The biggest risk factor was use of well water.


It would behoove us to learn more about the diagnosis & management for this serious infection.



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