Acanthamoeba keratitis continues to be a difficult infection to diagnose and manage. The frequency of these infections may be on the rise, most commonly associated with frequent replacement soft contact lenses. The best chance for a good outcome is based on early diagnosis, so it is important for ophthalmologists consider it in patients, especially in the contact lens wearer with suspected herpes simplex keratitis.
|Journal||Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
- contact lens
Beattie, T. K., Tomlinson, A., Seal, D., & Grimason, A. M. (2003). Attachment of acanthamoeba to focus night and day silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 97(6), 622. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0035-9203(03)80051-2