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Here's How Revolting Your Contact Lenses Are

Wearing Contact Lens

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  • The microflora of the eye differs in people who wear contact lenses and those who do not
  • Contact wearers’ eye microbiome resembled more closely the microbiome of the skin than that of the eye, with three times more of certain types of microbes
  • Some of the increased microbes are linked to inflammatory eye conditions, such as conjunctivitis, keratitis (corneal infection), and endophthalmitis

By Dr. Mercola

You are not only a human being… you're a microbial being that provides a home to nearly 100 trillion bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microorganisms that compose your body's microflora. Advancing science has made it quite clear that these organisms play a major role in your health, both mental and physical.


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