4 Things Travelers Need To Know About Loiasis
Loiasis, sometimes called African eye worm, is an eye disease caused by a parasitic worm known as loa loa. In the United States, this disease isn't a concern, but if you plan to travel to Africa, you could be at risk. Here are four things travelers need to know about loiasis. What are the signs of loiasis? Loiasis doesn't always cause symptoms, so your optometrist may accidentally discover the worms during your next eye exam.