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Amoebas Eat Contact Lens Wearer's Eyeballs

 
Posted July 14th, 2014 @ 4:23pm

(PHOTO CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK)

(NEWSER) – Doctors hope a horrifying story out of Taiwan will help drive home the importance of proper hygiene for wearers of contact lenses. A 23-year-old student lost her eyesight after buying contact lenses that were supposed to be worn for one month and leaving them in around the clock for six months, leading to an infection by amoebas that gnawed away the corneas in both her eyes, the China Post reports...

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