Ongoing Outbreak of Rare Eye Infection Found Among Contact Lens Wearers

A cyst-forming microorganism that can cause an infection of the cornea has become an ongoing threat for contact lens wearers in the U.K., CNN reports. The infection, Acanthamoeba keratitis, has tripled since 2011, affecting 2 in every 100,000 contact lens wearers. While the numbers are lower in the U.S., the seriousness of this disease should not be overlooked, as the most severe cases can end up needing a corneal transplant — or worse: You could end up blind. Plus, the organism is...

Read the Full Article for Free!

You can unsubscribe at any time and I guarantee the privacy of your email. View our privacy policy

Subscribe for FREE to the #1 Natural Health Newsletter or Login for Instant Access

Unlock censored health information that Google doesn't want you to read

Keep your privacy secure — we are one of the few websites that have banned all Google and Facebook scripts to help stop their surveillance capitalism

Get access to all of Dr. Mercola's health articles, E-books and special reports