What your patient might ask you…

Can you go blind from wearing contacts?

Another story of a person getting acanthamoeba is making the rounds. This patient wore dailies but didn’t dry her hands completely before putting her contacts in.
And since we’re on it, here is an article on why it’s not a great idea to sleep in them either.

Jaclyn Garlich
Dr. Garlich graduated from the New England College of Optometry in 2010 and completed a residency in primary care and ocular disease at the St. Louis VA. In 2013, she developed an optometry clinical reference mobile app available in the iTunes store. In 2016, she founded 20/20 Glance, a weekly optometry newsletter that gives a rundown on clinically relevant optometry news in an easy to digest format.

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