contact lens

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Synonyms for contact lens

a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication


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Another thing to be aware of when it comes to contact lens solutions is the possibility of allergic reaction or sensitivity.
BACTERIA CAN survive for longer in contact lens solution than was previously believed, a new study has shown.
1) detailed the 2004-2007 outbreak of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) in persons wearing soft contact lenses who used Complete MoisturePlus (CMP) multipurpose contact lens solution (Advanced Medical Optics, Santa Ana, CA, USA).
Because of the recalls of contact lens solutions, she says, most consumers are probably consulting their eye doctors for product suggestions.
31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Menicon Holdings BV and Eye Shelter SA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Laboratoires Thea, a France-based independent ophthalmic group, announced on October 31 that Menicon is to become Eye Shelter's exclusive partner to market the SOLO-care (R) contact lens solutions range in member states of the European Economic Area and Canada.
for use of the Aganocide compounds in the eye, ear and sinus, and in contact lens solutions.
POLAROID CONTACT Lens Solutions has launched what is said to be the world's first pre-filled contact lens case, Contactspod.
With R&D/Leverage's and Amcor's support, we are changing the industry, which has long been dominated by contact lens solutions packaged in that ubiquitous white bottle and white label -- packaging that has grown stale.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (Academy), the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO), the Cornea Society and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) urged the changes as experts report that the number of cases of microbial keratitis, particularly Acanthamoeba keratitis, among contact lens wearers remain steady, despite attempts to improve contact lens disinfection regimens over the years and voluntary recalls of contact lens solutions associated with keratitis outbreaks in 2006 and 2007.
COMPANIES UNDERCUTTING UK suppliers by selling low-value goods such as contact lens solutions from the Channel islands using the tax loophole the Low Value Consignment relief will now have to pay Vat, the government has announced.
Christine Sindt emphasized the importance of stricter standards for contact lens solutions, including changes in current no-rub policies, pre-market testing of products, and changes in labeling of products.
According to the lawsuits, studies published well before the product was recalled showed the disinfectant in Complete[R] MoisturePlus[TM] was vastly inferior to hydrogen peroxide as well as other multipurpose contact lens solutions on the market in eradicating Acanthamoeba.
Sauflon has the widest range of contact lens solutions comprising of four multipurpose solutions and a preservative free peroxide system (Sauflon Multi).
Louise Sclafani, among other eye care experts, to discuss stricter standards for contact lens solutions.
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