https://www.aoa.org/news/advocacy/patient-protection/how-aoa-is-keeping-contact-lens-wearers-safe-this-spooky-season?sso=y It’s Halloween and the time of year when thousands of people will see a set of zombie eye contact lenses at their local convenience store and think “Man, those will go great with my costume this year!”. It’s also the time of year when those same people will check in to their eye doctors […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Our Semi-Annual Reminder to Avoid Halloween Contact Lenses like those you find at the Convenience Store.
https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/30/health/fda-eye-drops-infection-risk/index.html I think this is the second time this has happened, but the FDA issued a new warning to quit using store branded eye drops from several retailers. Upon inspection, the FDA found “insanitary conditions at the manufactoring facilities” and “positive bacterial test results from environmental sampling of critical drug production areas in the facility”. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FDA Warns to Quit Using Eye Drops from CVS, Target, & Rite Aid