This Student Was Kept Awake For A Week Because A Parasite Was Burrowing Through Her Eyeball
OK, this is the worst medical condition you'll hear about today.
This is Jessica Greaney, 18, a first year English student at the University of Nottingham.
It all started to go wrong for Greaney after a drop of tap water splashed on her contact lens.
The only way she could be treated was with eyedrops that had to be administered every ten minutes.
She wrote that she started to go "insane" after four days.
Acanthamoeba keratitis is an infection caused by an amoeba. An earlier version of this post described it as an infection caused by a bacteria.
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