Swimming Against the Current
The trials and tribulations of developing a cure for infectious corneal disease
John Dart | | Longer Read
At a Glance
- A systematic study of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) has identified risks associated with contact lens hygiene, contaminated water, and swimming or showering while wearing contact lenses
- Introducing polyhexanide therapy has had a dramatic effect on patient outcomes
- Research into AK has had a profound impact on developing new guidelines and regulations for contact lenses and developing new standards of care around the world.
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