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Contact-lens parasite eats through girl's eye

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/31/2013 @ 2:57 pm In Health,U.S. | No Comments

(NYDAILYNEWS) — A Florida high school senior is lucky to have her vision after a parasite grew on her contact lens and ate through her eye.

Ashley Hyde, 18, contracted an acanthamoeba infection in her left eye after failing to change her lenses regularly.

Doctors were initially mystified as to the cause of the Pembroke Pines resident’s inflammation and blurred vision.

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