SOUTHAMPTON, U.K.—A new study led by the University of Southampton in the U.K. showed how simple, non-invasive imaging at the point of care can aid the diagnosis of corneal infections, reducing the risk of sight loss and helping a patient’s vision return to its pre-infection level. Bacterial keratitis is the most common corneal infection in the western world, often caused by contaminated contact lenses, and results in frequent visits to emergency departments in eye clinics worldwide.

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