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CL Cheng, ML Ling, L Lim
Correspondence: Dr C L Cheng
Acanthamoeba keratitis has become an important cause of severe ocular inflammation and visual loss in the past two decades. Its prevalence has been linked to the increasing use of contact lens. Early diagnosis, effective treatment regimes and education on proper contact lens wear are important in the management and prevention of visual loss from this debilitating disease. We described a series of two cases of culture positive acanthamoeba keratitis and their subsequent management.
Keywords: Acanthamoeba Keratitis, contact lens, ring infiltrate
Singapore Med J 2000; 41(11): 550-553