Contact lens wearers have today been urged to look after their eyes following an outbreak of a rare infection which can cause blindness.

Researchers have noticed a three-fold rise in the number of cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis since 2011 in south-east England.

The preventable infection causes the front surface of the eye, the cornea, to become painful and inflamed and contact lens wearers are most at risk.

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