On September 5, 2018 I wore contacts for the last time. What I thought was just a little eye irritation ended up being a real …
Finding out there was such a thing as an Acanthamoeba Parasite was shocking. Finding out that I had it and what it was doing to my eye was terrifying.
I thought I just needed to take a break from my contacts when I had a little irritation. A trip to the eye doctor showed me that wouldn’t be the case. It ended up being a nightmare that lasted 7 months. I was lucky to come out on the other side with my vision. Sadly, that isn’t always the case.
More people need to be aware of this painful parasite so that hopefully less people have to experience it. Please read on and share this story with your contact wearing friends!