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- Improper contact lens hygiene can increase the risk for complications such as microbial keratitis—inflammation of the cornea.
- One-third of contact lens wearers reported never hearing any lens care recommendations during their most recent visit with an eye care provider, according to recent survey findings.
- Eye doctors and public health professionals can use and share CDC resources and promotional materials to help prevent contact lens-related eye infections.
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