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This is why you should always take good care of your contact lenses.
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Paper on the pathogenesis of contact lens-associated microbial keratitis: http://1.usa.gov/1oqzsZ1

Paper on one contact lens defense (which offers therapeutic promise):
http://bit.ly/1oqAqoa

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Host, Writer, Editor, Animator
Anna Rothschild

Camera and Production Help
Danya Gordin

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Original Footage
©WGBH Educational Foundation 2016

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Bacterial keratitis, a condition in which the eye’s cornea becomes inflamed due to bacterial infection
Getty/BIOPHOTO ASSOCIATES

Female Eye Doctor In Examination Room
Pond5/GinosPhotos

All stock photos from Reactions segments from Shutterstock

File:Clare-314
Wikimedia Commons/Eddie314

File:Pseudomonas aeruginosa culture
Wikimedia Commons/Sun14916

Fusarium sp.
CDC/Dr. Hardin

Herpes Viruses
CDC/Dr. Fred Murphy; Sylvia Whitfield

Acanthamoeba polyphaga
CDC/Catherine Armbruster; Margaret Williams
Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr

Shirley McClinton making notations on a Petri place of Fusarium fungal colonies
CDC/Mark Lindsley, Sc.D. D(ABMM), Lynette Benjamin, Shirley McClinton
Photo Credit: James Gathany

Clean, open contact lens case
CDC/Amanda Mills
Photo Credit: Amanda Mills

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Cockroaches
Freesound/StateAardvark­
(used with permission from author)

Squeak Pack/squeak_10
Freesound/Corsica_S

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