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Facebook Support Group | Acanthamoeba Keratitis Worldwide​​​
Acanthamoeba Keratitis AK Support Group in Facebook (private group)

This group is for people who are suffering or have suffered through this debilitating infection. Its aims include increasing AK awareness, discussing new treatment options, and sharing success/failure stories regarding various ways of combating this infection. It will also serve as a forum for AK sufferers to meet and discuss life after the infection as only other sufferers can truly understand.

Language: English – Spanish

Facebook Support Group | Acanthamoebe Nederland Belgie
AK nederlands Acanthamoebe Keratitis Support Group

Het doel van deze groep is om met elkaar in contact te komen wat AK betreft! Speciaal een Nederlandse site omdat het daar aan ontbrak. Ook om het e.e.a. uit te wisselen wat medicatie betreft, ziekenhuizen etc….

Taal: Nederlands

Facebook Support Group | Cheratite da Acanthamoeba - Trapianto di cornea

Questo gruppo e’ stato creato per tutti coloro che soffrono di questa patologia in modo da poter condividere le proprie esperienze e ricevere allo stesso tempo una parola di conforto.

Linguaggio: Italiano

Facebook Support Group | Acanthamoeba Keratitis Brasil

Seja bem vindo!
Pagina sobre a doença rara que vem preocupando os oftalmologistas ao redor do mundo. Causando cegueira em indivíduos previamente sadios.

Language: Portuguese

AK Community Fund​

The AK community is a dedicated fund, fighting for better diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Acanthamoeba Keratitis.

The AK Community has been set up by patients who have suffered from, and in some cases are still suffering from, the effects of AK. The money raised will help Fight for Sight fund research into more effective treatment and diagnosis of this condition. Many cases could also be prevented by the provision of better information about the infection to contact lenses prescribes and wearers.

Charity Registration No: 1111438

Keep your eyes and contact lenses happy – no water contact

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