Are you also in a habit of sleeping with your contact lenses on? Stop it Right from today. Just because nothing has ever happened to you so far it doesn’t mean it will never happen with you.
Dr. Patrick Vollmer, An Ophthalmologist, recently shared a case of her patient who is a woman on his Facebook that left everyone in dread. The woman’s cornea was completely eaten away by bacteria after she slept with wearing contact lenses. This is shocking. isn’t it?
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His Facebook post went strangely viral adding over 275,000 shares in just four days. The woman’s cornea looks to be covered over as fluid with thick yellow puss. The post has so far over 30 million views at the time of writing this article and several people around the world are dreaded, commenting and debating over this frightening case.
Dr. Vollmer shows how he always asks his patient to never sleep with contact lenses on. The bacteria attack is one of the many problems that sleeping with your contact lenses can cause.
According to a survey, about 45 million America people wear contact lenses every day. Out of which two-thirds of them are women. The doctor said in his report that the woman was suffering from ‘cultured pseudomonas ulcer.’ This Pseudomonas (bacteria) is due to ‘the direct result of sleeping in contact lenses.’
The doctor told that the green stuff is due to fluorescein dye that was introduced in the eye. The part developed an ulcer bed which was developed in just 36 hours. After testing, the doctor concluded that the patient was actually suffering from a large ulcer. This condition left her vision to light perception only. The post is going viral day by day on Facebook.