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NETIZEN’S CONTACT LENS GOT STUCK AT BACK OF HER EYE!

A reader shared this horrifying experience she had with contact lenses bought from a local optometry shop. According to the reader, she has been wearing the contact lenses from this brand for years. However, she realizes that the lenses have been "tearing" more frequently these days, so she sent a few batches back for investigations.

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AMOEBAS ATE UP GIRL’S CORNEAS AFTER SHE DIDNT TAKE OFF CONTACT LENS FOR 6 MONTHS

A college girl was found to have had both the corneas of her eyes devoured by amoeba after wearing disposable contact lenses for over half a year without taking them out. The girl bought a pair of disposable contact lenses that were supposed to be used for one month and wore them for more than six months, even while she was sleeping. After feeling acute pain in her eyes, she went to hospital and was diagnosed with acanthamoeba keratitis, which is caused by a protozoon called an amoeba. The infection was brought on by dirty water that she used to clean her face, doctors said.

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