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Risk factors for contact lens infections in U.S. adults in 2016

Percentage of U.S. adults who wore contact lenses and were at risk of eye infections due to select behaviors in 2016

by John Elflein, last edited Sep 1, 2017
Risk factors for contact lens infections in U.S. adults in 2016 This statistic shows the percentage of contact wearing adults aged 25 years and older in the United States who practiced select behaviors that put them at risk of eye infections, as of 2016. According to the data, 44.5 percent of contact wearing adults replaced their contact lenses at intervals longer than prescribed, putting them at risk of developing eye infections.
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Percentage of U.S. adults who wore contact lenses and were at risk of eye infections due to select behaviors in 2016

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