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Parasitic Worms Found in a Woman’s Eye—First Case of Its Kind

Published February 12, 2018

Abby Beckley was salmon fishing in Alaska when she felt something in her left eye.

“It felt like when an eyelash is poking you,” she says. But try as she might, the 26-year-old couldn’t find a hair—or anything else—in her eye. The feeling wouldn’t go away, and after about five days, Beckley was frustrated…