Student Goes Blind After Leaving Eye Contacts On For 6 Months

Published 5 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 10:03 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)

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A Taiwanese student,Lian Kao recently became blind due to eyeball-eating amoebas.
The hungry single-celled organisms formed after she knowingly left her contacts in for six months straight without changing or cleaning the lenses.
The lack of attention to eye hygiene created a breeding ground for an acanthamoeba infection to form in her contacts and her corneas. After the amoebas formed, they began burrowing into the student’s eyeballs, causing her to lose her vision.
She allegedly left the one pair of contacts in even while swimming and sleeping.
Wu Juan-liang, the director of ophthalmology at Taipei’s Wan Fang Hospital, explained.
A shortage of oxygen can destroy the surface of the epithelial tissue, creating tiny wounds into which the bacteria can easily infect, spreading to the rest of the eye and providing a perfect breeding ground.
The girl should have thrown the contact lenses away after a month but instead she overused them and has now permanently damaged her corneas,” he said.

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Bankable at 10:15 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Fashion tip.
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winace at 10:23 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Carelessness.
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Wysetots at 10:24 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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The quest for artificial beauty !!

*Shaking my Head*
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bishop5 at 10:27 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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sorry
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dareper at 10:33 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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She wanted it and she got it
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osamabinladin at 10:37 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed
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Kennycynth at 10:42 AM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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na wa oh! Beauty palava
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deboalabi262 at 12:36 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Eye glasses addiction per se ...... Huh?

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eminectar at 02:07 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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abeg who help me see my nokia battery
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beneno at 02:28 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
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cocoeni at 02:33 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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huh
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schmit at 05:39 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Make some Una learn from dis story oo
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schmit at 05:39 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Make some of Una learn from dis story ooo
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tmaxdon at 06:30 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Contact lenses are normally not for beauty/fashion purposes but  for vision correction, those patients whose vision deficiency cannot be corrected properly  with glasses  or are advised to use contact lens because of their daily activities.. I wonder  how she used it for that long without discomfort because she was supposed to dispose it daily and can only be on for some hours...she is very careless.
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queenbabe at 07:03 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Nawa
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Larry28 at 07:29 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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Chai
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Y-ON at 09:02 PM, 17/07/2014 (5 years ago)
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that's very excellent, stupid people,
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elchymo at 07:39 AM, 26/08/2015 (4 years ago)
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U try
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