Date of Award
Master of Science in Vision Science
Dr. Diane Yolton, Ph.D., O.D.
Acanthamoeba keratitis is a relatively rare, but devastating infection of the cornea caused by amoeba of the genus Acanthamoeba. Laboratory and clinical diagnosis will be discussed, along with the risk factors associated with contracting this infection. Current treatment regimens available and the efficacy of these treatments will be examined.
Leidenix, Michelle M., "Risk factors, diagnosis and current treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis" (1991). College of Optometry. 989.