This study determined the antimicrobial activity of three locally available contact lens solutions
As one of the largest manufacturers of contact lens solutions
and eye drops in Europe, Ote Optics says part of its success in the UK is down to being able to produce private labels in small quantities, which means that independent practices can build their brand identity.
Testing of new products is affected, as FDA regulations require that a manufacturer with a new contact lens solution
demonstrate that it is just as safe and effective as an already marketed product.
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.
Patients who reported using only products other than MoistureLoc might not have recalled all the contact lens solutions
they had used, especially if the period between exposure and interview was lengthy.
Recently, contact lens solutions
containing ethyl mercury (thimerosal) caused blepharoconjunctivitis and punctate keratitis in many contact lens wearers.
Recent research has established a link between eye infections and contact lens solutions
ABB CONCISE Optical Group LLC is one of the nation's leading distributors of optical products, including contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses, frames, sunglasses, accessories and contact lens solutions
More stringent testing for contact lens solutions
is expected to come to the market in the near future.
5% of circular space for eye care products went to contact lens solutions
, ECRM found.
No other contact lens solutions
were associated with disease.
That range includes contact lens solutions
for younger people to drops for dry-eye problems experienced by increasing numbers of baby boomers.
Contact lens solutions
made by Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
But the latest research has established a link between such infections and contact lens solutions
, which puts millions more soft lens wearers at risk.