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May 09, 2019
Asepticys completes clinical trials for new contact lens solution
Asepticys  LLC announced the successful completion of its multi-site clinical trial for a new contact lens solution designed for rapid disinfection. The company submitted a 510k application to the FDA, Asepticys said in a press release.
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April 19, 2019
Watch out for C. auris: It’s not just a problem for infection control
Candida auris is a new organism that can be resistant to most anti-fungals.  Unlike other Candida species, the primary reservoir of C. auris may be environmental rather than endogenous, with the potential to rapidly spread from patient to patient in health care settings. Therefore, it  is important that all clinicians be aware of the existence of C. auris and alert infection control authorities immediately if this organism is suspected.
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September 21, 2019
Ongoing outbreak of rare eye infection found among contact lens wearers
An ongoing outbreak of a rare eye infection has been discovered in contact lens wearers in the UK, a new study reveals. Researchers at University College London found that rates of Acanthamoeba keratitis, an infection of the cornea, have nearly tripled since 2011 in the southeast of England.
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December 7, 2018
Eye Eating Amoebas: My Journey with Acanthamoeba Keratitis
On September 5, 2018 I awoke with a painful feeling in my left eye. I asked my partner if he saw anything in my left eye but he didn't see anything abnormal. The next morning I woke up with greater pain and decided to go to my optometrist and he thought that perhaps it was a scratch. To make a very long diagnosis short: It wasn't a scratch. I was finally diagnosed with Acanthamoeba Keratitis (AK) on September 11, 2018.
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November 15, 2018
Contact Lens Wearer Demographics and Risk Behaviors for Contact Lens-Related Eye Infections
90% of contact lens wearers are out of FDA compliance when handling contact lenses. Poor contact lens solution is a common problem, ASP-57 is tested to fully disinfect all pathogens from contacts. Become aware of the behaviors that are putting you most at risk with the link below
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November 9, 2018
A Woman Almost Went Blind in One Eye After Swimming with Her Contact Lenses
A woman who contracted a parasitic eye infection that left her partially blind is retelling her painful story to offer others a warning: Never swim while wearing contact lenses. Stacey Peoples, an educator from Colorado, believes the ordeal began back in 2014, when she went for an ordinary swim in a pool with her son, Colorado CBS affiliate CBS4 reported back in September. At the time, she was wearing contact lenses.
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June 15, 2018
Age and Other Risk Factors for Corneal Infiltrative and Inflammatory Events in Young Soft Contact Lens Wearers from the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) Study
Do you know what factors are putting your ocular hygiene at risk? Age is one of the most definitive risk factors for eye infections among contact lens users. ASP-57 is designed to limit the risk factors of contaminated contact lenses by fully disinfecting, does your solution do that?
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April 15, 2018
Acanthamoeba Keratitis: A 12-Year Experience Covering a Wide Spectrum of Presentations, Diagnoses, and Outcomes
Study finds that Acanthamoeba Keratitis, a harmful eye infection, is found to be 10 times more prevalent than previously estimated. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and outcomes in the study below. Protect your eyesight with ASP-57, a contact lens solution that fully disinfects
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August 19, 2016
Contact Lens–Related Corneal Infections
Over 99% of contact lens wearers report one or more behavior that puts them at risk for a dangerous eye infection. Keratitis is among the most common with contact lens wearers with over 1 million cases per year and over $175 million in health care expenditures annually
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Outbreak of Eye Infections Puzzles Officials
Health officials and eye doctors are puzzled by an outbreak of a rare but potentially blinding eye infection that led the manufacturer of a contact lens cleaning solution to withdraw one of its products this weekend. The outbreak resembles one last year that was linked to a different manufacturer’s lens solution and a different microbe. In both instances, the cornea, the eye’s transparent outer covering, is at risk. But why two different microbes caused the outbreaks is not known.
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Corneal Infections Associated with Sleeping in Contact Lenses — Six Cases, United States
Do you sleep in your contact lenses? Doing so could cause serious eye infections and complications. Educate yourself and family with the hazards of sleeping in contact lenses and how to protect your eye sight
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Multistate Outbreak of Fusarium Keratitis Associated With Use of a Contact Lens Solution
Contact lens solutions are a major risk factor for eye infection outbreaks. ASP-57 is our solution for preventing and protecting your eyesight by completely disinfecting contact lenses. No other solution available has the disinfecting power of ASP-57
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National Outbreak of Acanthamoeba Keratitis Associated with Use of a Contact Lens Solution
Is your contact lens solution putting you at risk for a serious eye infection? Many contact lens solutions do not fully disinfect your lenses while others take hours to do so. ASP-57 is designed to fully disinfect faster than any other product on the market
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Non-compliance with contact lens wear and care practices: a comparative analysis
Caring for contact lenses is an overlooked factor in ocular health. Many contact lens wearers are unaware off proper care and the harmful pathogens that could be leaking in your lens container
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Recent Outbreaks of Atypical Contact Lens-Related Keratitis: What Have We Learned?
Outbreaks of harmful eye infections in contact lens wearers are often because of poor hygiene and poor contact lens solution. Learn which behaviors are putting you and your family at risk and how ASP-57 could be the last line of defense for you and your family
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Risk Behaviors for Contact Lens–Related Eye Infections Among Adults and Adolescents
Contact lens–related eye infections, which can lead to serious outcomes, including blindness, are associated with several risk factors, including sleeping in lenses, exposing lenses to water, not adhering to replacement schedules, and reusing disinfect-ing solution.
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The association of contact lens solution use and Acanthamoeba keratitis
Many contact lens wearers may be unaware that their contact lens solution may be putting their eyes at risk for infection. Little innovation in the market has cause more infections and and increase in outbreaks. ASP-57 is trying to stop the trend and be the safest solution available
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