A woman recently went blind after she left her contacts in for 6 months straight! Why is it so bad to leave your contacts in for long periods of time? Join Laci as she discusses what can build up on your contact lens, and how it can potentially leave you blind!
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Dangers of Contact Lenses: Amoeba Eye Infection Blinds Woman
“A student in Taiwan who left contact lenses in her eyes for six months straight developed a rare and serious eye infection that ultimately took her vision, according to a news report.”
Contact Lenses Are A Breeding Ground For Parasites; One Student Went Blind After Wearing Them For 6 Months Straight
“The cardinal rule when using contact lenses is to maintain proper hygiene.”
Facts About The Cornea and Corneal Disease
“The cornea is the eye’s outermost layer. It is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye.”
What Every Contact Lens Wearer Needs To Know (But Is Afraid To Ask)
“If you’re one of the 36 million contact lens wearers in the U.S., chances are you went through a mini-course in hygiene when you first got your prescription.”
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