Which products are associated with increased risk of Acanthamoeba Keratitis (AK) in the investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)?
• The Center for Disease Control (CDC) notes that although the results of initial analyses are preliminary, they suggest an increased risk of AK of at least seven times greater for those who used AMO Complete MoisturePlus solution versus those who did not. Of the 46 patients culture-confirmed patients evaluated by the CDC, 85% wore soft contact lenses and, among these 58% reported any use of AMO Complete MoisturePlus) in the month before symptom onset. • The CDC report did not associate increased risk of AK with any other contact lens care product.
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