If you or someone you know is an user of contact lenses, please is VERY IMPORTANT that you NEVER EVER LET YOUR CONTACT LENSES COME IN CONTACT WITH WATER. (AK – Acanthamoeba Keratitis – is found in lakes, oceans and rivers; as well as domestic tap water, swimming pools, hot tubs, soil and air. )
IMPORTANT: Please always seek medical help if you are in doubt or have questions of contact lenses and/or condition.
The site is put together by ex-patients of AK, not medically trained in any way. We hope you will find this information helpful but please if in any doubt ALWAYS seek advice/treatment from an ophthalmologist/corneal specialist