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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Concern About Contact Lenses Altering Bacteria in the Eye

Contact Lenses May Alter Bacteria in the Eye

Agata Blaszcak-Boxe | May 31, 2015

Wearing contact lenses may change the community of bacteria living in your eyes, according to a small new study.
In the study, the surface of the eye in the people who wore contact lenses had triple the proportion of certain bacteria species, on average, compared with the people in the study who did not wear the lenses, researchers found.

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