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Woman's Eyeballs Eaten By Amoebas After Leaving Her Contacts In For HALF A YEAR!!

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Lian Kao, a Taiwanese student, lost her vision after eyeball-eating amoebas grew on her contacts!!

The amoebas formed on her contacts after she left them in for six months without ever changing or cleaning them!

That's why the single-celled critters formed and started an acanthamoeba infection. The amoebas began to burrow into Kao's eyes, affecting her vision, eventually causing her to go blind.

The director of ophthalmology at Taipei's Wan Fang Hospital said:

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Contact Lens Gains Eye-Eating Parasite, Poor Girl Almost Goes Blind!

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Are glasses REALLY that hard to deal with??

Yeah yeah, some people just don't like wearing them, or having to switch to prescription sunglasses. We get it. But are contacts worth the eye-eating parasites wanting to leave you blind??

Not anymore for this girl!!

It all started off with throbbing pain and redness. This isn't that abnormal for someone who wears contact lenses, but it persisted for Ashley Hide — and then doctors couldn't figure out what was wrong!

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Jackie Chan Attends Hospital Event

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Jackie Chan recently attended an event at a hospital in China.

He was there supporting the EEG x Orbis Flying Eye Hospital event in Hong Kong.

Orbis is a non-profit that works all over the world to help resort sight to those blinded by disease, poor healthcare and poverty.

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is literally a flying hospital.

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