Bob Costas’ eye infections – on an international stage this week at the Sochi Winter Olympics – illustrate the very real health risks that can result from contact lenses.  Although rare, eye infections due to improper handling of contact lenses can have dangerous and lasting effects.  Learn more  about wearing contact lenses and avoiding eye infections here: http://wisconsin.preventblindness.org/sites/default/files/national/documents/fact_sheets/FS97_ContactsInfection.pdf. For more information on contact lens care, selection, and avoiding acanthamoeba keratitis infection, visit our website: http://wisconsin.preventblindness.org/wearing-contact-lenses