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Woman Blinded By Contact Lenses

Contact lenses may be designed to improve your vision, but they are not without dangers. The BBC reported on a troubling incident where an eye infection from contact lenses cost Irenie Ekkeshis sight in one eye. Forty-one million Americans wear contact lenses, two-thirds of whom are women. Although popular, wearing contacts increases your risk of eye infections, damage to the cornea and alters the microbial biome that exists naturally in your eye. In each case, the results can be either...

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