Amoeba Will Eat Your Eyeballs
November 14, 2007
Avril Lavigne – When You're Gone
The news has made you afraid of freak weather patterns, flesh-eating viruses, and the idea that every diner you’ve ever had apple pie in is probably a terrorist target. But they don’t often make you fear for your very eyeballs.
Fortunately, now we all know the consequence of inadequately sterilizing contact lenses: an amoeba creeping into your cornea and eating your goddamn eye. And yes, it does hurt like a bitch; that sound you hear is a nation clamoring for replacement bifocals.