Signs of Fusarium Keratitis for Lens Wearers

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What should I do if I think I have fusarium keratitis?

Signs of Fusarium Keratitis for Lens Wearers

Lens wearers should be aware of the symptoms of the potentially sight threatening infection, fusarium keratitis. Those who wear contact lenses may be at an increased risk for developing the infection. If any of the symptoms of the infection are present, the individual should consult with their eye care provider immediately. The symptoms which often accompany fusarium keratitis may include:

  • sudden blurred vision,
  • pain in the eye,
  • excessive tearing for discharge and
  • increased sensitivity to light.

   

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