Tag Archives: contact lens

Contact lens eye infection: Risk and prevention

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 08:30 AM
Contact lens eye infection: Risk and prevention

Contact lenses may alter eye bacteria, making eye microbiome more skin-like. In the study of 58 adults, the researchers found that contact lenses induced changes in the eye microbiome, with higher proportions of the skin bacteria such as Pseudomonas, Acinetobacter,… Read More

Contact lens eye infection risk and prevention

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 06:00 PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates roughly 41 million Americans use contact lenses. According to a new report presented by the CDC, nearly all contact lens wearers embark on risky behavior involving their contacts. Such behavior can… Read More