ELGIN - Fourth grade Elgin Middle School teacher Carrie Repaci is currently engaged in an epic battle for her eyesight.

Diagnosed with a rare and devastating eye infection called Acanthamoeba keratitis, caused by microscopic parasites, or amoebas, that invade the eye causing corneal damage, Carrie is making every attempt possible to combat the nightmare that has invaded her eye and her life.

 

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