Welcome - Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) Community
What is Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) ?
Acanthamoeba keratitis is a rare corneal infection due to the protozoan Acanthamoeba that generally occurs in contact lens wearers and that is characterized by severe ocular pain, blepharospasm, photophobia, eye tearing, blurred vision and foreign body sensation. It can lead to impaired visual acuity if not treated promptly.
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RareConnect is a patient-led initiative. Patient organisations partner with EURORDIS, itself an international patient organisation, to create communities and provide moderators from within their network. The following patient groups are official partners of this community.