×
About 1,167 results

ALLMedicine™ Acanthamoeba Keratitis Center

Research & Reviews  569 results

Innate and Adaptive Gene Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated With Susceptibility...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7991962
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science; Carnt NA, Pang I et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Over a third of patients with Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) experience severe inflammatory complications (SICs). This study aimed to determine if some contact lens (CL) wearers with AK were predisposed to SICs due to variations in key immune genes. ...

Orthokeratology lens-related Acanthamoeba keratitis: case report and analytical review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7995463
The Journal of International Medical Research; Wu J, Xie H

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) is a rare but severe ocular infection with a significant risk of vision loss. Contact lens use is the main risk factor for AK. The orthokeratology (OK) lens, a specially designed contact lens, has been used worldwide as...

Bilateral Acanthamoeba keratitis with radial keratoneuritis - utility of AS-OCT in mana...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08164622.2021.1878857
Clinical & Experimental Optometry; Agarwal M, Asokan R et. al.

Mar 10th, 2021 - Bilateral Acanthamoeba keratitis with radial keratoneuritis - utility of AS-OCT in management and treatment.|2021|Agarwal M,Asokan R,Therese KL,Lakshmipathy M,|

Inhibitory effect of host ocular microenvironmental factors on chlorhexidine digluconat...
https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02066-20
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Chen CH, Wang YJ et. al.

Mar 9th, 2021 - Acanthamoeba spp. are free-living protozoan that cause a serious human eye disease called Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK). Several new and effective medical therapy for AK patients remains highly debated and therefore, CHG is still considered one of t...

Efficacy of Photodynamic Anti-Microbial Chemotherapy for Acanthamoeba Keratitis In Vivo.
https://doi.org/10.1002/lsm.23355
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine; Dwia Pertiwi Y, Chikama T et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba keratitis is a sight-threatening infectious disease that is difficult to treat. The aim of this study was to evaluate TONS504 (cationic chlorin derivative photosensitizer)-mediated photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy (PACT) in viv...

see more →

Clinicaltrials.gov  585 results

Innate and Adaptive Gene Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated With Susceptibility...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7991962
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science; Carnt NA, Pang I et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Over a third of patients with Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) experience severe inflammatory complications (SICs). This study aimed to determine if some contact lens (CL) wearers with AK were predisposed to SICs due to variations in key immune genes. ...

Orthokeratology lens-related Acanthamoeba keratitis: case report and analytical review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7995463
The Journal of International Medical Research; Wu J, Xie H

Mar 23rd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) is a rare but severe ocular infection with a significant risk of vision loss. Contact lens use is the main risk factor for AK. The orthokeratology (OK) lens, a specially designed contact lens, has been used worldwide as...

Bilateral Acanthamoeba keratitis with radial keratoneuritis - utility of AS-OCT in mana...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08164622.2021.1878857
Clinical & Experimental Optometry; Agarwal M, Asokan R et. al.

Mar 10th, 2021 - Bilateral Acanthamoeba keratitis with radial keratoneuritis - utility of AS-OCT in management and treatment.|2021|Agarwal M,Asokan R,Therese KL,Lakshmipathy M,|

Inhibitory effect of host ocular microenvironmental factors on chlorhexidine digluconat...
https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02066-20
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; Chen CH, Wang YJ et. al.

Mar 9th, 2021 - Acanthamoeba spp. are free-living protozoan that cause a serious human eye disease called Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK). Several new and effective medical therapy for AK patients remains highly debated and therefore, CHG is still considered one of t...

Efficacy of Photodynamic Anti-Microbial Chemotherapy for Acanthamoeba Keratitis In Vivo.
https://doi.org/10.1002/lsm.23355
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine; Dwia Pertiwi Y, Chikama T et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba keratitis is a sight-threatening infectious disease that is difficult to treat. The aim of this study was to evaluate TONS504 (cationic chlorin derivative photosensitizer)-mediated photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy (PACT) in viv...

see more →

News  13 results

Preventable Eye Infection Cases Rise for Contact Lens Users
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/902984

Oct 3rd, 2018 - Researchers have warned of a new outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection affecting people in the UK who wear contact lenses. Acanthamoeba keratitis causes corneal inflammation and pain.  Around a quarter of patients infected may lose most...

Preventable Eye Infection Cases Rise for Contact Lens Users
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/902984

Oct 3rd, 2018 - Researchers have warned of a new outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection affecting people in the UK who wear contact lenses. Acanthamoeba keratitis causes corneal inflammation and pain.   For people who get this condition, it is hugely de...

Water woes: Recognizing and treating recreational water illness
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/101370/infectious-diseases/water-woes-recognizing-and-treating-recreational/page/0/1
Pediatric News;

Jul 21st, 2015 - Acanthamoeba keratitis is a potentially blinding infection of the cornea that primarily occurs in individuals who wear contact lenses. Risk factors for the infection include swimming, showering, and use of hot tubs while wearing contact lenses.

Shedding New Light on a Potentially Blinding Eye Infection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/769679

Aug 26th, 2012 - Hello. I'm Dr. Allison Brown, an epidemiologist with the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I am here today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape. I would like to speak w...

Shedding New Light on a Potentially Blinding Eye Infection
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/769679

Aug 26th, 2012 - Hello. I'm Dr. Allison Brown, an epidemiologist with the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I am here today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape. I would like to speak w...

see more →