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In coming to this site, it’s highly likely that you are interested in Acanthamoeba Keratitis. The purpose of this site is to provide key information that’s relevant whether you are an AK Warrior, you know someone with AK, you work in medicine or research, you’re a contact lens user or if you want help raising awareness.

Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Here you will find information about the rare disease, what it is, the risk, prevention, symptoms, risk of misdiagnosis and much more.

AK Warrior

Here you will find information on diagnosis, treatments available, what to expect, pain management, support, hospitals with experience, testimonials and more.

Contact Lens User

Here you will find information outlining risks for your awareness, prevention, symptoms to be aware of, dos and don’ts and useful links.

Medical Community

Here you will find information on avoiding misdiagnosis, diagnosis, treatment, pain management, psychological impact, support, research papers and more.


In our support group we welcome not only the AK Warriors, family, friends, but also eye professionals, opticians, optometrist, ophthalmologist, corneal specialist, researchers, psychological professionals and any other that wants to understand the impact of Acanthamoeba Keratitis and learn from the patient’s perspective.

You can join by clicking on the button “Join Support Group” or scan the QR code.

World EPA Congress 2023 Special

by P4A Let's Talk Rare By Partners4Access | Interview with Juliette Vila Sinclair Spence, Jelle Kleijn, Max Rex, Stefan Friers

I Would have Never Believed my Story if I didn't go Through it

by Cowboys not Eggheads by Sam Fischer | Interview with Tiffany Zeleny an AK Warrior sharing her patient's perspective on Acanthamoeba Keratitis.

mission statement

To raise global awareness of Acanthamoeba Keratitis and providing a hub of information about prevention, diagnosis and support whilst also supporting advocacy, research and funding.



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