Eye Care Updates

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18Oct, 2016

ALL IN THE NAME OF FASHION

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The FDA strongly discourages the use of non-prescribed decorative contact lenses, otherwise known as “fashion” contact lenses, which don’t correct vision, but only change the way eyes look. The FDA has cited dozens of reports of corneal ulcers (abrasions which can rapidly lead to vision-threatening infections) and other eye injuries linked to the products. The agency indicated that the unapproved and non-prescribed lenses sometimes led to injury that required corneal transplants to save eyesight. With this in mind, consumers shouldn’t wear decorative lenses unless they are properly prescribed and fitted […]
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