Author Interviews, CDC, Infections, Ophthalmology / 20.08.2019
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: [caption id="attachment_50953" align="alignleft" width="200"] Nuadum Konne[/caption] Nuadum Konne Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch CDC MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: An estimated 45 million Americans enjoy the benefits of contact lens wear. Most of them practice some behaviors that put them at risk for serious eye infections. Surveys of contact lens wearers and eye care providers were conducted in 2018. One third of lens wearers recalled never hearing any lens care recommendations. Most eye care providers reported sharing recommendations always or most of the time.