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  • Non-contact lens related Acanthamoeba keratitis. [Review]
  • IJIndian J Ophthalmol 2017; 65(11):1079-1086
  • Garg P, Kalra P, Joseph J
  • The purpose of the study is to describe epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) with special focus on the disease in nonusers of contact lenses (CLs)....
  • Fibrous Catalyst-Enhanced Acanthamoeba Disinfection by Hydrogen Peroxide. [Journal Article]
  • OVOptom Vis Sci 2017; 94(11):1022-1028
  • Kilvington S, Winterton L
  • CONCLUSIONS: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) disinfection systems are contact-lens-patient problem solvers. The current one-step, criterion-standard version has been widely used since the mid-1980s, without any significant improvement. This work identifies a potential next-generation, one-step H2O2, not based on the solution formulation but rather on a case-based peroxide catalyst.We have demonstrated the catalyst significantly increases the efficacy of one-step H2O2 disinfection systems using highly resistant Acanthamoeba cysts and bacterial biofilm. Incorporating the catalyst into the design of these one-step H2O2 disinfection systems could improve the antimicrobial efficacy and provide a greater margin of safety for contact lens users.
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