ALLMedicine™ Acanthamoeba Keratitis Center
Research & Reviews 191 results
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41433-021-01768-8 10.1016/j.joco.2018.09.008 10.1097/01.icu.0000233949.56229.7d 10.1097/00004397-199400000-00009 10.2149/tmh.2014-15 10.4103/ijo.IJO 10.1007/s00436-016-4927-3 10.2217/fmb.11.61 10.1016/j.clae.2017.12.017 10.3109/02713683.2013.842592 10.1051/parasite/2015010 10.1128/JCM.39.5.1903 10.1016/j.survophthal.2016.10.009 10.17420/ap6501.179 10.1046/j.1442-9071.2000.00275.x 10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.09.006 10.1093/clind/13.Supplement_5.S431 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR 10.4103/0255-0857.158543 10.4103/ijmm.IJMM 10.1128/AAC.10.2.370 10.1016/j.tiv.2005.05.002 10.1128/AAC.00686-16.Address 10.26444/aaem/99683 10.1016/j.exppara.2014.03.026 10.1016/S0161-6420(03)00481-0 10.1089/jop.2016.0053 10.1097/00003226-199701000-00016 10.1016/j.exppara.2014.05.015 10.1007/s12639-020-01204-w 10.1111/ceo.12120 10.1645/GE-2669.1 10.1089/jop.2017.0033 10.1016/j.exppara.2019.01.006 10.1097/ICO.0000000000002055 10.1089/jop.2018.0089
Eye (London, England); Megha K, Sharma M et. al.
Sep 23rd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) is an important cause of ocular morbidity in both contact lens wearers and non wearers. Medical management comprises prolonged empiric treatment with multiple drugs, leading to adverse effects and suboptimal cure. The p...
Cornea de la Presa M, Ibach M et. al.
Sep 7th, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to report a retrospective case series of anterior scleral and limbal inflammatory necrosis after adjuvant miltefosine for recalcitrant Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK). A case series and literature review. Four eyes of 3 p...
Cornea Roszkowska AM, Severo AA et. al.
Sep 5th, 2021 - To report the clinical and confocal findings of a unique case of combined Phialemonium curvatum and Acanthamoeba keratitis and to highlight the role of the prompt diagnosis and specific medical treatment in preserving visual function. A case repor...
Medicinal Research Reviews; Ahmed U, Anwar A et. al.
Sep 3rd, 2021 - Acanthamoeba is a genus of free-living amoebae, pervasively found in the environment. Most of its pathogenic species are the causative agent of sight-threatening Acanthamoeba keratitis and fatal granulomatous amoebic encephalitis. Despite the adva...
Ophthalmology Matoba A, Weikert MP et. al.
Aug 24th, 2021 - Corneal Manifestations of Miltefosine Toxicity in Acanthamoeba Keratitis.|2021|Matoba A,Weikert MP,Kim S,|
News 9 results
Oct 4th, 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...
Oct 4th, 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...
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.
May 14th, 2014 - When revising guidelines for manufacturers of contact lenses and lens care products, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) staff members should not require the industry to be responsible for patient noncompliance with using products as directed. T...
Aug 27th, 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...