Fungal keratitis in contact lens wearers.


In a retrospective review from 1972 through 1987 of patients with microbial keratitis, fungal infection occurred in four (4%) of 90 cosmetic or aphakic contact lens wearers and in four (27%) of 15 patients using a therapeutic soft contact lens. Predisposing factors included improper lens care by the refractive lens wearers and a chronic epithelial defect… (More)


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