New Study: Contact Lenses would be a threat to eyes, as it can cause eye infections

New York: A New Study reveals that the wearing of Contact lenses, regularly, would cause alteration of natural microbial environment of the eyes and it would also raises the risk for infections in eyes.

Eyes which are considered as one of the most important body parts in the Human beings, as we can view the beauty in this world with our beautiful eyes, need to be taken care of.

The researchers, in the study, further declared that the eye microbiome would be made with Contact lenses, more skin- like. As such there can be seen higher proportions of the skin bacteria and thus, it may raise the maximum chances to connect with the eye infections.

As per Maria Dominguez- Bello – Senior Study Author from the New York University School of Medicine, who said that question as to how such changes can occur? either such bacteria transferred from the finger to lens and then to eye surface, or such lenses exert selective pressure on the eye bacterial community in favour of skin bacteria? are not clear, till now.

However, as per Maria Dominguez- Bello it is confirmed that the researchers have identified that the wearing of the contact lenses has been seen as risk factor for the “development of eye infections” like a giant papillary conjunctivitis and Keratits.

Moreover, the Senior Study Author further sought to maintain that the study is having potential which would “help the future studies explore novel insights into a possible role of the microbiome in the increased risk for eye infections” in people who wear contact lenses.

The statements and the study papers were seemed published in the Journal ‘mBio’. Moreover, it was seen reported that there were 58 adult members who were compared by the team which has conducted a research in this relation, with the bacterial communities of the Conjunctiva and the skin under the eye.

Moreover, the team also taken samples from 9 lens wearers and eleven non- lens wearers. And this was done for three time points, in the total study period of 6 weeks.

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